Football: Life and Sol; CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEWS CAMPBELL WILL LIFT ARSENAL AND ENGLAND Says ARSENE WENGER

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Football: Life and Sol; CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEWS CAMPBELL WILL LIFT ARSENAL AND ENGLAND Says ARSENE WENGER


Byline: gary FITZGERALD

ARSENE Wenger reckons Sol Campbell is back in the England reckoning thanks to a Cup Final kick up the backside.

The Arsenal boss has seen a dramatic change in his defensive linchpin who endured such a traumatic time last season.

Campbell has finally shrugged off his physical and mental demons and got his career back on track.

The experienced centre-half scored twice in last week's victory over Everton while showing signs of the old Sol.

Wenger is hoping Campbell can continue his resurgence by helping the Gunners make it two Champions League wins in two at Ajax on Tuesday night - and play his way into Sven Goran Eriksson's squad for next month's World Cup double header.

But the Frenchman is quick to turn the clock back four months to the moment he broke Campbell's heart and axed him from the Cup Final.

It was a time when disheartened Sol started to talk about becoming an actor when he stopped playing and there were suggestions he was ready to quit Highbury.

Wenger said: "I left him out of the Cup Final and it was a very difficult decision to make.

"It was a time when Sol was perhaps not 100 per cent ready and also the team had done so well in games without him.

"Sometimes you are forced into making a decision which is not always an obvious one.

"It got the response from him that we all wanted because he realised just how much he missed football.

"But despite that, and all the other things going on, there was never any doubt in my mind that Sol would stay.

"You have to remember that we extended his contract last year, despite the fact he had a very bad period.

"He spoke about doing some acting because at some stage it goes through your mind whether you are still able to play at the highest level.

"And that must have crossed Sol's mind at some stage. He may have started to focus on things other than football.

"But now that he is back to his best physically he is able to focus totally on the game.

"I believe people perhaps forgot about the influence he has on the Arsenal team. …

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