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'He just needs a chance' - Arsenal starlet backed for Emirates future.

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Roy Carroll told talkSPORT listeners that Costa Rican international Joel Campbell has the quality to make an impact at Arsenal.

21-year-old Joel Campbell is currently enjoying a very successful loan spell with Greek giants Olympiakos and the potential on show has caught the imagination of goalkeeper Roy Carroll, who of course enjoyed a spell at Old Trafford. 

He spoke to talkSPORT on various matters involving the Premier League, but the highlight of the interview was his take on Arsenal's young striker. 

'He's been doing really well for us and learning every game,' Carroll told talkSPORT drivetime listeners. 

'He has played in France and Spain, but it's a different type of football out here. He has played Champions League football and he's probably been one of our best players at the moment.

'He's got the quality to play for Arsenal, he just needs a chance and to take it.' 

The Costa Rican has been ever-present in the Olympiakos side, despite only hitting one goal since the turn of the new year. He is expected to be a major part of their side when they meet Manchester United in the last 16 of the Champions League, where Wenger could get a better look at him. 

He clearly isn't the finished article just yet and the former Manchester United keeper's predictions maybe a tad premature. However, the player will become 22 in the summer which is a good age to start testing players at the highest level and you can never quite know what's going to happen. 

Arsenal will have a great chance to take a good look at their striker when the player travels with the Costa Rican international side to Brazil 2014 World Cup finals, supposing he makes the final cut as expected. 

He has already made 30 appearances for Costa Rica, despite only being 21 and has scored 8 goals along the way, including important World Cup qualifying goals against El Salvador, Guyana and the United States, and takes on England this summer.

It could well be a make-or-break summer for the young striker who will be under the microscope when the season finishes.  

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