Sol Campbell Set For Third Arsenal Stint?

Chris Wright

10th, January 2011

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By Chris Wright

With Sebastien Squillaci twanging his hamstring against Leeds over the weekend, the number of senior centre-backs that Arsenal currently have at their disposal stands at two and that’s if you’re willing to count Laurent Koscielny .

Squillaci is expected to miss the next few weeks and, with that factoid in mind, manager Arsene Wenger had reluctantly admitted that he may have to dip into the Gunners’ rainy day fund and bring in some long-overdue defensive cover:

“If we only have two centre-backs then that cannot work with the number of centre-backs we have. If Squillaci has a

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  1. dnpma says:

    “‘If we only have two centre-backs then that cannot work with the number of centre-backs we have.'” hah, i think you got something wrong, sir.

  2. Chris 2 says:

    Wow. Sol Campbell’s been horrible lately. Maybe that’s due to being in a club with Joey Barton but I’d rather hope Wenger isn’t willing to risk it. Especially considering how woeful Arsenal’s defense has been and how desperately they want to prove to Fabregas that he should stay with Barca-Lite.

  3. Connor says:

    hey now don’t bash joey barton, he’s quietly having a very good season

  4. Andy Jo says:

    Is Sol trying to outlast Sir Alex?

  5. V says:

    He ought to have been kept in the lineup. Now it’s just stupid to resign him just a few months after.

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