Arsenal Break Off Negotiations With Campbell…Blessing In Disguise?

So everyone basically already knows that we’ve broken off negotiations for Joel Campbell, well besides everyone whose not an Arsenal fan.  They are being fed that Manchester United has once again beat Arsenal to it, when in reality Campbell just didn’t show up to a scheduled meeting with Law.  Campbell and his father did not show up, most likely because they are trying to get as much money as possible out of the deal.  Thanks to gunnerblog for bringing us the story every day.

Arsenal are still short of a striker though and it looks like this deal not happening has been a blessing in disguise for Benik Afobe.  Young Guns is reporting that Afobe has been withdrawn from the reserves and will be getting some game time against Cologne on Saturday.  Afobe enjoyed a very successful year on loan with Huddersfield last season and Arsene is going to reward him with a chance to prove that Campbell wasn’t worth 2 million.

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Posted on July 19, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Not sure I like this as we need a top striker, and wingers. Unless Gervinho is supposed to be it.

    • ya but campbell isn’t even a top striker, he may not have even gotten a work permit, he still had a lot of things to work on but he is very talented….Gervinho will do great for Arsenal and I doubt he will be the last to walk through the door at Arsenal this summer.

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