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When Ben Arfa wreaks havoc in the locker room

Bordeaux’s pitiful performance against OM at 9 last Sunday left its mark and Hatem Ben Arfa was singled out.

“They did not create an occasion because they have the other puppet who thinks he is an international star and who, every time he has the ball, gives it to no one and wants to dribble 3 guys and put a shot in stands. But it’s a shame. The guy doesn’t even run! »If Daniel Riolo spent his nerves on Hatem Ben Arfa, the performance of the left-handed dribbler during Bordeaux-OM (0-0), last Sunday, also frustrated some of his teammates …

Drafts, like their number 8 star, the Girondins were unable to be dangerous during a last half hour of play contested at 11 against 9. As reported by RMC this Friday, the individual initiatives of Ben Arfa on the ground have been able “to annoy recently within the group”, Jean-Louis Gasset giving him carte blanche in the game, and “some explanations took place in the locker room” after the reception of the Phocéens.

“In a family, there are difficult times”

The “tensions” around the 33-year-old, however, “dissipated” during the week, with the approach of a trip to Nimes on Sunday. “Happiness comes with results. Eleven players can play, 13 do not play, these are the coach’s choices. It’s normal. The word is strong but we are a family. In a family, there are difficult times, times when we are well, ”replied the left side. Loris Benito in front of the journalists.

Ghislain Printant, Gasset’s deputy, interviewed at a press conference, assured that “HBA” was “aware of its performance” and that the whole team “expects even more”. After a small muscle injury during the winter break which caused him to miss 3 FCGB matches, the former OM and PSG player has been silent for 6 outings. His 2nd goal of the season dates back to December 6 against Brest.

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