Villarreal Borrow Joel Campbell from Arsenal
Villarreal – Villarreal get extra ammunition in the second half of the season. The Yellow Submarine reached an agreement with Arsenal to borrow Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell.
Loan Campbell is part of a transfer deal Gabriel Paulista, Arsenal purchased from Villarreal. Villarreal reportedly had to pay 700 thousand pounds, as the cost of borrowing Campbell.
“Villarreal CF and Arsenal FC have reached an agreement to borrow Joel Campbell, who will play for the Submarine until the end of the season after undergoing medical tests. The presentation will soon be officially confirmed,” Villarreal wrote on his official website.
Campbell was never able to penetrate the Arsenal first team since recruited from Deportivo Saprissa in 2011 ago. The player who is now 22-year-old had previously been on loan to Lorient, Real Betis, and Olympiakos.
Campbell last season appear quite impressive along Olympiakos. He packed 11 goals and helped his team win the Super League Greece.