Sol On The Tyne?
Vital Arsenal understands that Sky Sports News understands that their mate Steve understands that Sol Campbell is in the North East today for a medical at St James Park ahead of a sneaky move to Newcastle United.
Big Sol had re-joined Arsenal at the beginning of 2010 in a shock short term move that saw the massive central defender signed as cover in case of emergencies. Of course, this being Arsenal there were 8 million emergencies that required Sol to play for almost the entire length of his stay.
Despite being nearly 50 years old, and what doctors will technically describes as being 'a bit mental' Campbell showed the desire and spirit, that saw him win the double for Arsenal when he first signed in 2002, and was probably the best player for the second half of last season.
Sol wasn't really expected to sign a contract extension at Ashburton Grove, but after Sunderland signed Titus Bramble from Wigan it seemed his move to the North East wouldn't be possible and rumours resurfaced that the Englishman might sign for Arsenal for a 3rd time.
That rumour has now apparently been put to bed by Sky Sports News' mate Steve who believes he will sign for Newcastle United today.
It's probably a good move for Campbell if he's looking for first team football, however it means the mighty Arsenal still seem to be shy one more central defender. Hopefully Mr Wenger is hard at working looking to rectify that as we speak.