Henry Impressed By Campbell
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, who is currently a pundit with BBC at the World Cup 2014, says that he has been really impressed by Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell. Campbell is an Arsenal player, who is yet to feature for the Premier league outfit. He spent last season on loan at Greek outfit Olympiakos where he terrorist opposition. He was part of the team that almost knocked out Manchester United from the Champions League last season. Henry is the record goal scorer for Arsenal of all time. He says that Campbell appears to have everything in his arsenal to be able to shine at the club.
Arsene Wenger has been unable to field him in the starting line-up just yet because of work permit issues. However, his promising show at the World Cup with the Costa Rica team is likely to see him get through quite easily this summer. Campbell helped Costa Rica reach the last 16 stage despite being in a group that contained three previous World Cup winners. Even more impressive was that they were the first team to do so after beating Italy and Uruguay in the opening two matches. Campbell was major recent towards this, as he combined impressive hard work along with great quality.
“Joel Campbell is a great player. He can pass the ball well and smells the goal. We are all waiting to see him in an Arsenal shirt. Hopefully he will be a player Arsene Wenger likes because I would love to see him play for Arsenal,” said the former Arsenal striker while giving his opinions to BBC. Henry is currently playing for New York Red Bulls in MLS, but is widely expected to announce his retirement in the next few years. Henry is considered as a legend at Arsenal and also has a statue at the club.