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Former PSG midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa joins Rennes on one-year deal

Hatem Ben Arfa did not make an appearance for Paris Saint-Germain last season.
Hatem Ben Arfa did not make an appearance for Paris Saint-Germain last season.

Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa, who did not play last season after being frozen out by former coach Unai Emery, has signed a one-year contract with Rennes.

Ben Arfa, 31, made his last appearance for PSG on April 5, 2017, in the quarterfinals of the Coupe de France, when he scored twice in a 4-0 win over Avranches.

"I learned a lot of things in Paris," Ben Arfa said at a presentation on Sunday. "The last year has been very complicated, but one can learn from every experience....

Hatem Ben Arfa seeks damages from Paris Saint-Germain after not playing

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Free agent Hatem Ben Arfa is pursuing legal damages against his former club Paris Saint-Germain after going more than a year without competitive action.

Ben Arfa, 31, has been out of contract since June but his final competitive appearance for the French champions came in April last year as he was frozen out by the club's then coach Unai Emery.

The France international, linked with Rennes and Nice, wants PSG to pay for the way he was treated during the final season of his contract.

"My client's value...

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Hatem Ben Arfa's lawyer, Jean-Jacques Bertrand, has told RMC Sport that his client has appealed to the French league's legal commission regarding a financial punishment levied in December by PSG when he missed a mid-season training camp in Doha, Qatar.

Bertrand said Ben Arfa, 31, was fined more than €100,000, or two days' salary, and did not receive the value of an ethics bonus after gastroenteritis prevented him from attending the trip.

All of this was done to push Ben Arfa, who has not appeared...

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery set to ignore Hatem Ben Arfa medal campaign

PARIS -- Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has indicated that Hatem Ben Arfa will not play for the club again this season despite calls for him to do so in order to be eligible for a Ligue 1 winners' medal.

Ben Arfa, 31, has not been used all season and has dropped out of the France national team picture.

The former Newcastle player has inspired the #HatemChampion Twitter movement to get him a medal and needs to play only one minute of the final five Ligue 1 matches to be given one.

But speaking...

 By Chris Wright

PSG outcast Hatem Ben Arfa's cake celebrating a year without football

With competition for places rife and his relationship with the coach strained, Hatem Ben Arfa is well and truly out of favour at PSG and has been for some time.

Indeed, the 31-year-old winger made light of his lack of game time on Instagram by throwing himself a party to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his last competitive appearance.

Joyeux anniversaire à moi , 1 an de placard ça se fête 😅

A post shared by Hatem Ben Arfa (@hatembenarfaofficiel) on

"Happy birthday to me. One year without a game calls for a party!" Ben Arfa wrote.

His last outing came in a 4-0 win over third-tier Avranches in the Coupe de...

Hatem Ben Arfa confirms PSG exit: 'I will always love this club'

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Hatem Ben Arfa confirmed he will soon leave Paris Saint-Germain in a message on his Instagram account.

The France international has been out of favour under coach Unai Emery for more than a year and was told last summer to find a new club.

Ben Arfa, 31, rejected moves away last summer and in January to try to succeed with his boyhood club, but he has been unable turn his PSG fortunes around.

"Soon my PSG adventure will end," Ben Arfa wrote. "Despite the difficult moments, I am pleased to have worn...