I am not the most aggro or outspoken Arsenal fan in the world, but I will be ringing Arsene Wenger to give the Frenchman a proper talking to (if I can get the number and he doesn’t just put the phone down on me) if the young Costa Rica international Joel Campbell is sent out on loan for the third season in a row.
Not only does the promising striker seem desperate to finally come and play for Arsenal, but he looks better than a lot of the players that have been given more than a fair crack of the whip in recent years. In fact, there is one at the club right now and his name is Yaya Sanogo.
I liked the lanky young French striker when Wenger threw him in at the deep end last season. He showed a great attitude along with pace and power, but he is as raw as an uncooked potato. Surely, with Arsenal looking to have some top strikers to choose from next season, it would benefit Sanogo much more than Campbell to spend all or part of the season on loan.
Sanogo needs games, confidence and a goal or two, while Campbell has all of them and just needs a chance to show Arsenal what he can do. Am I wrong?