Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Hatem Ben Arfa's performance

Newcastle fans got another look at Hatem Ben Arfa as he started for France at Wembley.

Hatem Ben Arfa's redemption story was put on pause at Wembley as he struggled to produce the form he has been showing in France.

This time last year he was on loan from Newcastle at Hull City, and after both clubs decided they did not want him, he was released from his contract.

Ben Arfa has been rebuilding his career at French side Nice, and has scored an impressive seven goals in Ligue 1 this season, earning his first call-up for his country in four seasons.

Against England at Wembley he was substituted at half time with France 1-0 down, with England going onto double their lead in the second half.

Ben Arfa touched the ball only 24 times, completing 76 per cent of his passes, but did record one goalscoring opportunity.

Despite his underwhelming display he remains a big talent, and it is good to see him back on the big stage after his career had seemed in sudden danger of spiralling waywardly.

Here is a look at how Newcastle fans reacted on Twitter to his performance...

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