Paris: Paris Saint-Germain announced on Friday the signing of French midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa, with a contract that will link him to the capital football club for two seasons. "Paris Saint-Germain is happy to announce the signing of Hatem Ben Arfa on a two-year contract, tying him to the Club until 30 June 2018," the club said in a statement, making this player the first signing under new chief coach Uni Emery. The former Nice player was chosen best French player last season, with 17 goals, 8 assists and for artistic performance, reports Efe. The 29-year-old said: "Signing with Paris Saint-Germain is a very happy and a proud moment. Paris Saint-Germain has always been a very special team for me, so to wear this jersey at the Parc des Princes is a childhood dream," Ben Arfa, 29, said in his first reaction.