Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Hatem Ben Arfa's Nice heroics

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The French international was in great form for Nice.

There is no doubt that French winger Hatem Ben Arfa has gone about turning his career around in some style this season.

After his troubles at Newcastle United he had to spend some time out of the game because of a ridiculous FIFA ruling.

He signed for Nice in that time and has been thriving in Ligue 1 since.

He has won back a place in the French national team and been one of the star players in the division all season.

Last night however was his best performance in some time.

He was the star of the show as Nice defeated high-flying Angers to move up to third in the French top-flight.

The former Newcastle man produced a gif-worthy piece of solo play in the game and then netted two late penalties to earn Nice a win. He now has nine goals this season and many a Newcastle fan was left scratching their head wondering why Ben Arfa was not managed properly at St James Park.

That feeling was not however universal.

Other Newcastle fans were quick to point out that his end product remains sketchy and that his attitude on the North-East was not exactly conducive to Premier League success.

Here is some of the best reaction from Twitter...

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