It’s quite obvious that the French attacker will be plying his trade somewhere other than at Newcastle United next season but Metro claim the most likely destination is Anfield.
Ben Arfa has clearly fallen out with Alan Pardew and is rarely played despite being the Magpies’ most technically gifted player and Rodgers feels there may be a bargain to have.
Some of the more wary Liverpool fans in the corner whisper something about Ben Arfa being a little diva and whether they want someone like him to disrupt the club.
But the truth is that Liverpool are going to need to attract quite a few names in the summer if they are to be able to have a strong enough squad to challenge in the Champions League.
Besides, Ben Arfa is definitely the type of player that could easily slot into the Liverpool squad as cover for either Raheem Sterling or Daniel Sturridge.
The Liverpool bosses feel that a £6 million offer could be enough to tempt Mike Ashley’s hand and they are likely to flog Iago Aspas to make up some of the cash.
So Liverpool fans, do you see Ben Arfa as a key signing for your squad or is Alan Pardew right to have cast him aside?
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