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.

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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