Bordeaux sign French midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa

By Can Erozden

ANKARA (AA) – French football club Bordeaux on Wednesday signed French midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa.

In a statement, Bordeaux said the 33-year-old attacking midfielder signed a contract with the club after passing medical exams.

Ben Arfa has played for several French clubs – including Olympique Lyon, Olympique Marseille, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain, Rennes – and England's Newcastle United.

Last season, he played for Real Valladolid in Spain.

Ben Arfa was a five-time French champion, winning four league titles with Lyon and one with Marseille.

He has 15 appearances for the French national team.