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Campbell 'may manage Arsenal one day'

July 17, 2013
By ESPN staff

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.

Sol Campbell
GettyImagesCampbell was part of Arsenal's famed 'Invincibles' side.

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 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."