Hatem Ben Arfa confirmed Alan Pardew has dropped him from Newcastle squad to face Arsenal on Instragam

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Hatem Ben Arfa has gone public with news that Alan Pardew has dropped him from Newcastle’s squad to face Arsenal on Monday night.

For a while now news reports have been claiming that Hatem Ben Arfa is now no longer wanted by Newcastle, with rumours linking the Frenchman to the likes of Roma this summer.

The breakdown in relationship between Ben Arfa and the Magpies has now been crystalised by the footballer is a powerful Instagram update on Sunday.

Posting a selfie on the picture-based social network, Ben Arfa wrote:

At home watching the game Liverpool Chelsea. Hope my friend Demba Da Will score !!!!

The manager didnt pick me in the group to go in London for the game agains Arsenal but it s not problème. Hope my team will win in émirat stadium to make our fans happy.