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Arsenal officially announced they have completed the transfer away of Joel Campbell to Sporting Lisbon.

The deal was announced on Arsenal official website for the 24-year-old forward who scored four goals in all competitions for Arsenal last season.

Campbell has frequently been shipped out since signing for Arsenal in 2011 he has enjoyed loan spells to Ligue 1 side Lorient in the 2012-13 campaign and also Real Betis, Olympiacos and Villarrea the following seasons.

Here is the club statement

“Joel Campbell willl join Portuguese Primeira Liga side Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan.

The 24-year-old scored four times in 30 first-team appearences last year, having joined the club in 2011 and enjoying previous loan spells at Lorient, Real Betis, Olympiacos and Villarreal. 

The forward will be hoping he can help the Portugese side win the Primeira after their second-placed finish last year and gain further Champions League experience. 

Everyone at Arsenal wishes Joel a successful season in Portugal.

The move is subject to international clearance and formal ratification.”


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