Joel Campbell is loaned to Villarreal CF
Joel Campbell is loaned to Villarreal CF

The Costa Rica wingman will play with the Submarines until the end of the season

Villarreal CF and Arsenal FC have come to an agreement to loan Joel Campbell (26/06/1992, San José), who after the physical examination will play in the Submarine until the end of the season. The official presentation will be confirmed shortly.

Campbell is a strong and skilled wingman whose qualities are his speed and dribbles. He can play both on the right wing and forward. Campbell has already proven himself as a quality player in Spain while on loan for Betis during the 2012/2013 season, playing a total of 28 matches and scoring 2 goals. Only 22 years old, he exploded as a player during the World Cup in Brazil. Costa Rica managed to reach the round of 8 and he was one of the big players of his team.

During his footballer career, Campbell has played for Arsenal, Olympiakos, Real Betis, Lorient, Deportivo Saprissa and Puntarenas. His best season was last year with Olympiakos, scoring 11 goals (league 8, Champions League 2 and Greek Cup 1). Campbell has won the Greek Superleague (2013/2014), the Community Shield (2014/2015) and the Center American Cup (2014).