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De Jong ‘regrets’ breaking Ben Arfa’s leg

November 17th, 2011 | 15 Comments |

Newcastle United’s Hatem Ben Afra receives a letter from Nigel de Jong expressing regret over last season’s tackle, which resulted in a broken tibia and fibula for Ben Arfa.

Remember this?:

Difficult to forget it really!

Well apparently Nigel de Jong has written a letter to Hatem Ben Arfa ahead of Saturday’s game to express his regret over the challenge, although it’s unclear whether the letter included an apology. (more…)