Arsenal news: 6 causes why Joel Campbell would be the man to solve Arsenal’s striker challenges
Joel Campbell ought to be given a chance at Arsenal (Image: Getty)Arsenal fans unanimously lost their heads when it was revealed Danny Welbeck will be out for months just after undergoing surgery.Welbeck’s setback – which is likely to leave him sidelined for most of the season – was undoubtedly a huge blow for the Gunners, particularly as it would appear Arsene Wenger was aware of the striker’s impending absence before deciding not to buy a single player on deadline day.But don’t panic, all’s not lost – following all, Arsenal already have a potentially world-class forward in their ranks.His name? Joel Campbell.The Costa Rica international remains at the Emirates despite being linked with a move this summer, and has now been named in Wenger’s squad for the Premier League fixture against Stoke.Here’s 6 factors why this could be the season for the flamboyant youngster.1. He delivers on the big stageWhether it’s taking the 2014 World fifa 16 coins Cup by storm or trolling Manchester United in the Champions League, Campbell has developed a habit of turning up when it really matters.His antics in Brazil helped fire Costa Rica to the quarter-finals, while a stunning performance against Uruguay – where he scored and provided an assist – proved what a talent he is.And remember this goal against the Red Devils, Gooners?Beautiful stuff.2. Pace like fireArsenal’s team doesn’t exactly lack pace with Theo Walctott, Hector Bellerin and the Ox bombing forward, but imagine that trio combined with Campbell.Joel Campbell vs Mexico July 20, 2015The thought alone is terrifying – make it happen, Arsene.3. Point to proveDespite signing for Arsenal in 2011, the 23-year-old has played just four games for the first team and has been sent out on loan to four different clubs.Campbell is back in training with the Gunners (Picture: Getty)Campbell has a huge fifa coins point to prove and will be desperate to show Wenger that the faith he placed in him as a 19-year-old was justified. The forward will be incredibly motivated and raring to go. Unleash him.4. Gooners adore himThese Tweets say it all:I hope Joel Campbell will get a proper possibility to show his quality at September 3, 2015Joel Campbell is world class! There, I said it first.— GunnerBang (vinbhak) September 3, 2015Me I support Arsene Wenger 100% you don't just do panic buy! Joel Campbell might shine for us, Theo Walcot is up there too! So y'all chill!— Tobechukwu (TobyMac_) September 4, 2015Wenger can do all he wants, all I ask is to give Joel Campbell a chance!! That's all— DM 4 Jerseys! Arsenal. Pls RT if u think Joel campbell deserves to play in the 1st team. Why waste a talent like that. #PlayCampbell— iDapo (dapoluwaseyi) September 4, 2015With the Emirates faithful behind Campbell, expect big things…5. He can flourish with a genuine run in the teamWenger isn’t going to see the best of Campbell unless he offers him a lengthy run in the side.While this appeared unlikely a few weeks ago, following Arsenal failed to recruit a striker during the summer window and Welbeck was ruled out for months, a decent run could be imminent.Olympiacos provided the international star with a solid run of performances and reaped the rewards, with Campbell scoring 11 goals and providing a number of assists.It’s time for Wenger to follow suit.six. He’s an absolute donOkay, so this may not influence his ability to score goals, but someone as flamboyant and characteristic as Campbell deserves a solid run in any team.100 sobres y no me encontré April 9, 2014Has Rooney ever bought 100 packs of football stickers to try and find himself? I don’t think so.Is Wenger looking at an Arsenal star?