Photos: Newcastle United's Moussa Sissoko reunited with Hatem Ben Arfa

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Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is on international duty.

Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko has been reunited with former teammate Hatem Ben Arfa.

The duo are both currently on international duty to France, each winning recalls under Didier Deschamps.

Ben Arfa is back in the France squad for the first time since the 2012/13 season, braced to win his 14th cap for Les Bleus.

He is currently impressing with Ligue 1 side Rennes, where he has scored seven times already this season.

Ben Arfa was released by Newcastle United last season, with both parties deciding to part ways after an promising spell turned into an unproductive one.

Sissoko is a regular at Newcastle but has been linked with a departure regularly, with The Mirror this week describing him as a target for Arsenal.

Seeing his former pal prove there is success to be had after Newcastle is unlikely to quell his desire to play for a Champions League club, reported by The Star earlier this year.

Former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye, now of Crystal Palace, was also present in training.

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