Newcastle veteran Campbell in line to face Arsenal

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton says Sol Campbell could face former club Arsenal this week in the Carling Cup.

The 36-year-old has been struggling with a thigh injury but that does mean he is definitely unavailable for either the Arsenal or Sunderland games.

“Sol has a chance for Arsenal,” Hughton said.

“It has been a little frustrating for Sol because he’s had this niggling thigh injury which has stopped him from training and playing.

“He’s had a couple of setbacks but we’re looking to him to train on Monday and we’ll see where that takes us.

“I’m not ruling him out on Wednesday.”

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