Hatem Ben Arfa, will not be able to say that his adventure in Valladolid was monotonous. After having played 26 minutes between two games in a month and a half, the order of confinement for Covid19 has caught him in the Valladolid capital, living in a central hotel, since he did not want to rent an apartment. The problem has come because of the central government's mandate that hotels must close their doors before March 26.
In this way, the blanquivioleta club has found a solution that has satisfied the francotunecino. He will live in the Real Valladolid players' residence where right now only two players from the Ghanaian youth team from Pucelana live together, who were unable to return to their country. These are Amoah, a youth soccer player, and Asamoah, who plays on loan from the Blanquivioleta club at Atlético Tordesillas, in the Third Division. For these three athletes, there is a retainer of pucelano employees who are in charge of cleaning the facilities, making food, etc …
The Real Valladolid Youth Players Residence is located in the Valladolid neighborhood of Parquesol, 10 minutes from the stadium, and in it, Ben Arfa will enjoy in its 2,700 square meters, divided into four floors, with a television room, conference room, library, swimming pool, gardens, a large dining room and 23 rooms, double or quadruple, with large terraces
Since its inauguration on June 22, 1999, some of the blanquivioletas players who debuted in the First Division have even gone through it, including some who were international. So through the residence they passed Óscar González, Jonathan, Álvaro Antón, Villar, Rafa, Kike, Jesús Rueda, Carlos Lázaro, Lolo, José Arnaiz, Toni, Anuar and Salisu, who now has lived in his own flat since playing in the first team.
These facilities are special in the club. There are many of the trophies that have won the lower categories of Real Valladolid and the shirts of all the players who have spent seasons there and have debuted in the First Division like those of Anuar, Toni and Salisu, the last inhabitants of this Residence who debuted in First.