Campbell: “Arsenal are lucky they didn’t sign Luis Suarez”

Campbell: “Arsenal are lucky they didn’t sign Luis Suarez”

first_img Suarez has since signed for Barcelona from Liverpool this summer. “He has been caught [biting players] a few times now, including Brainslav Ivanovic. He has said he is sorry, but it is not a classy thing to do. He has done it on the biggest stage ever [at the World Cup] and for me it shows a lack of respect. CEST Sport EN In an interview with ‘Goal’, Campbell said that the Gunners were lucky they didn’t manage to sign the Uruguayan last summer when they launched a £40,000,001 bid for him. 04/08/2014 Former Arsenal and England defender Sol Campbell reckons Arsenal dodged a bullet by not signing Luis Suarez from Liverpool. The 27-year-old is currently serving a four month ban due to his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup, but that could be reduced when the Court of Arbitration for Sport hear the case this month. “There are so many kids watching and billions of fans around the world. Maybe Barcelona can sort him out.” “Mentality-wise he would not have been a good fit for Arsenal,” Campbell  explained. Upd. at 21:57 last_img

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