Joel Campbell unsure over Arsenal future

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Arsenal loan starlet Joel Campbell has admitted that his long-term future remains far from certain following a superb display for Olympiakos last night, insisting that for now his focus must remain on helping the Greek champions continue their Champions League adventure.

Campbell provided Premier League fans with an example of his skills during last night's last 16 tie against Manchester United, scoring with a wonderful curling drive from distance as Olympiakos recorded a shock 2-0 victory in the first-leg tie.

The 21-year-old has now spent three seasons on loan across the continent since signing for the Gunners in 2011, with his time at Olympiakos preceded by spells at Lorient and Real Betis.

The Costa Rica international has now bagged 10 goals this season following his strike against United, but refused to entertain the notion that the special finish would secure a place in Arsenal's first-team squad next season with work permit issues resolved.

In an interview with English media last night Campbell said: "I am only thinking about Olympiakos right now.

"I have respect for Olympiakos because they gave me an opportunity so only in my mind is Olympiakos. After this season I don't know."

Gunners fans will get another chance to watch Campbell at close quarters next month, when Olympiakos visit Old Trafford for the second leg of their Champions League tie looking to finish the job and book a place in the quarter-finals.

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