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Campbell 'could manage Arsenal one day'

ESPN staff
July 17, 2013 « Live County Championship coverage | Chartbeat test »
Sol Campbell was signed by Arsene Wenger in 2001 © Getty Images
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Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell could one day manage the Gunners, his agent believes, as he returns to the club as part of his studies to become a coach.

Campbell, 38, officially retired last summer, and is now working towards obtaining the qualifications necessary to earn a coaching licence.

As part of this he will spend time at Arsenal's London Colney training ground, meaning a reunion with the club where he won two Premier League titles and three FA Cups as a player.

Despite the former England centre-back not yet being qualified his agent, Sky Andrew, said he envisions his client one day taking over at the Emirates Stadium.

"Sol's doing his badges and I dare say one day he will be a manager, and if he does decide to be a manager he'll be a top manager because of his character," Andrew was quoted as saying by the Metro.

"He goes back to Arsenal to do a few of his qualifications anyway and it was great partnership when he was there, so why can't it be in the future? He's not ruling anything out."

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