Belfast Telegraph

Joel Campbell swaps Arsenal for Frosinone

Campbell spent most of his time as a Gunners player on loan with other clubs.

Joel Campbell has called time on his seven-year career with Arsenal to join Serie A club Frosinone.

The Costa Rica forward, now 26, joined Arsenal from Deportivo Saprissa in August 2011 but only made 40 first-team appearances, instead spending most of his time on the Gunners’ books on loan at Lorient, Olympiakos, Villarreal, Sporting Lisbon and Real Betis.

He did score three Premier League goals for Arsenal, all in the 2015-16 season when he made 19 appearances.

On Friday Arsenal announced Campbell had moved to Frosinone, who won the Serie B play-off final last season, on a permanent transfer.

A statement on arsenal.com read: “We would like to thank Joel for his contribution to the club and wish him well for the future.”

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