Arsenal has been marking the anniversary of their capture of Sol Campbell from North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.It is 16 years ago today that Campbell made his hugely controversial switch from Spurs to the Gunners.Also, Read; Arsenal eye third and fourth summer signings with £70mArsenal celebrated his decision to do so by sharing a photo of him clutching the Premier League and FA Cup trophies at the end of their double-winning season today. They also encouraged fans to use the hashtag: “#SolIsAGooner.”
Prior to his move on July 3, 2001, Campbell was Tottenham’s captain and had made 315 appearances. He joined their youth setup as a 14-year-old in 1989.But he severed his White Hart Lane ties when he opted to snub a new contract and join Arsenal.
⚪ ➡️ ????????️ July 3, 2001: @SolManOfficial crosses the divide#SolsAGooner pic.twitter.com/jb1G6LNML8 — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 3, 2017