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Joel Campbell Biography & Latest News

Joel Campbell Biography

Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for La Liga sideReal Betis on loan from Premier League club Arsenal and the Costa Rica national football team. Though his professional profile is that of a striker, he can also be deployed on the wings. Campbell began his career with Deportivo Saprissa S.A.D. in 2009 before being sent on loan to Puntarenas in January 2011. On 6 August, Costa Rica media reported that Campbell was set to sign a five-year deal with Arsenal after rejecting Sevilla and Fiorentina. Campbell along with Gilles Sunu both joined Lorient with Campbell on loan and Sunu on a permanent transfer. On 1 October, he scored his first goal for Lorient against Valenciennes in the 2–0 win, Campbell's right footed shot found the bottom left hand corner of the goal. On 26 October, Campbell scored his second goal for Lorient in a Coupe de la Ligue match against Montpellier. On 6 July 2012, Campbell joined La Liga side Real Betis on a season-long loan. Owing to his worthwhile statistics, Campbell was selected in Costa Rica's squad for the 2009 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

Joel Campbell Latest News & Articles

UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Sporting CP 1- 2 Real Madrid - player ratings
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Sporting CP 1- 2 Real Madrid - player ratings
Goals from Frenchmen Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Sporting CP. Take a look at how the players fared.
Copa America 2016: Colombia 2-3 Costa Rica - 5 Talking Points
Copa America 2016: Colombia 2-3 Costa Rica - 5 Talking Points
Colombia were stunned 3-2 by Costa Rica in the final group game as USA finish as the leaders. Here's what we learned from the match:
USA bounce back with 4-0 win over Costa Rica
USA bounce back with 4-0 win over Costa Rica
Paraguay, Costa Rica battle to a goalless draw in Copa America
Paraguay, Costa Rica battle to a goalless draw in Copa America
Arsenal 4-0 Watford: Player Ratings
Arsenal 4-0 Watford: Player Ratings
A look at how the players performed as Arsenal remain on course to keep fighting for the league title
FA Cup: Arsenal 1-2 Watford: Player Ratings
FA Cup: Arsenal 1-2 Watford: Player Ratings
Find out how disappointing were the Arsenal players in their loss to Watford in the FA CUP quarterfinal
Why does Joel Campbell warm the bench for Arsenal while Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain falter?
Why does Joel Campbell warm the bench for Arsenal while Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain falter?
While Campbell has impressed the few times he has been handed a start, the same is not the case with the two Englishmen
Arsenal 0-0 Hull City : Player Ratings
Arsenal 0-0 Hull City : Player Ratings
Player ratings from the FA Cup clash between Arsenal and Hull City.
5 players who have revived their careers this season
5 players who have revived their careers this season
These players are now being coveted by multiple clubs after being ignored in the summer.
Arsenal 3-1 Sunderland: Player Ratings
Arsenal 3-1 Sunderland: Player Ratings
A look at how the players fared from both the sides as Arsenal started their defence of the FA Cup with a home win against Sunderland.
FA Cup: Arsenal and Manchester City comfortably advance to fourth round, Manchester United leave it late
FA Cup: Arsenal and Manchester City comfortably advance to fourth round, Manchester United leave it late
All FA Cup results in the third round
Arsenal's title tilt- the calendar year conundrum
Arsenal's title tilt- the calendar year conundrum
Can table-toppers Arsenal finally break their 11-year barren spell and win the Premier League this season
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 28 December 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 28 December 2015
Is Jose Mourinho making a return to his former club and will Pep Guardiola reject an EPL move?
Aston Villa vs Arsenal: Preview, Live stream and TV channel info, Team News, Prediction, Betting odds
Aston Villa vs Arsenal: Preview, Live stream and TV channel info, Team News, Prediction, Betting odds
Arsenal will be looking to go top of the table, albeit temporarily, against bottom placed Aston Villa
Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
Striker Olivier Giroud’s hat-trick inspired Arsenal to an improbable 3-0 win over Greek side Olympiacos in Piraeus on Wednesday night. The win against the home side meant that Arsenal qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League as the second placed team from Group F. Here are the main talking points from the game:
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