Sol Campbell says he still has fire in his belly to play for England
Sol Campbell says he still has the desire to play for England and claimed that, at 35, he can perform to the same level as when he was 30 years old.
Campbell joined Newcastle United in the summer as a free agent Best Prada Outlet In Italy from Arsenal and made his first appearance for the club on Tuesday evening for the reserves in a 3-1 victory over Sunderland.
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“I’m just going to concentrate on Newcastle and if anything happens at a later stage it happens. I have just Bicester Village Prada Bag Price got to get my football right and concentrate on moving Newcastle in the right direction and if anything happens in the future, it happens.”
Campbell said he has never retired from international football and, after a successful spell at Arsenal in the second half of last season, hinted at disappointment Authentic Prada Bags Uk that Fabio Capello did Biggest Prada Store In London not recall him for the World Cup squad.
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Campbell added: “It doesn’t matter where you are at with your age, if you are fit and you are strong, and you are physically there and want it, then you have got the experience so I think there should be no problem really.
“Last season I worked really hard and I think I showed to all the people that if you work hard then you are there. If you get an opportunity, you get an opportunity, but it really comes down to the people behind the scenes and the manager. You can’t do anything about it. I could have scored 10 goals in the first half of the season. It doesn’t matter.”
Campbell is now looking forward to the challenge of playing at St James’ Park. He said: “With Newcastle there are 50,000 people watching and they want it to be a success, and that is what I am all about. I Biggest Prada Outlet In Italy remember going Authentic Prada Online Shop to Portsmouth and people [asking] what going there is all about, and I came away with an FA Cup and a European campaign. That is what I am all about.”