Hatem Ben Arfa may be 31, but the ex-NUFC winger has still got it – smashing a left-footed strike in from 25 yards to give Rennes a late win over Monaco on Sunday.
He scored and made his first appearance since April 2017 in Rennes’ recent Europa League win just two weeks ago, and he scored his second goal for the club and his first of the season in Ligue 1 over the weekend,
Not only did he assist their opening goal, the Frenchman did this in the 77th minute to give his side a late win over Monaco:
Hatem Ben Arfa’s game winning goal for Rennes against Monaco this afternoon, what a player. pic.twitter.com/E5mUawscva
— Adam. (@AdamNUFC_) October 7, 2018
After an absolutely horrific spell at PSG – which saw him rotting in the reserves for the entire 2017/18 season – it’s great to see that he’s found a new home in France and doing what he does best; scoring stunning goals.
The keeper could’ve done better, but the power he generates behind those shots doesn’t half make them hard to stop!