UK time is: 16:18:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Sousa hints at DJ stay

Leicester City manager Paulo Sousa has insisted that striker DJ Campbell is a part of his first team plans next season.

Campbell's future has been under scrutiny for the best part of two seasons, with the 28-year-old having looked odds-on to join newly-promoted Blackpool this summer following their rise to the Premier League.

The Seasiders baulked at City's asking price for the player however, and Campbell has since remained a Leicester player despite rumoured interest from elsewhere.

And Sousa has stressed that Campbell is very much in his line of thoughts for next season, potentially quashing speculation of an exit from the Walkers this summer.

'It was a great moment for DJ. He is full of confidence in himself and he is one of the players in better shape and someone who is going to help us a lot this season.

'I see all the time DJ with a lot of happiness in training sessions, his enthusiasm, and these are the sort of players I want to work with.

'He is someone very committed to me, to the club and to the fans and he is someone who wants to do great things for the club this season.'

Campbell scored his fourth pre-season goal in succession with a superb free-kick in yesterday's 1-1 draw at Oxford, and impressed the following faithful once again.

Despite everything that has occured for the striker in his time at the Walkers, lining up in Paulo Sousa's first team against Crystal Palace in less than two weeks time is looking evermore likely.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 25 2010

Time: 11:51AM

Your Comments

Well let's hope he does for us what he did for Blackpool
shipleyskip
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

No Gayle Deal But Torres In? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Pearson Accepts FA Charge (Thursday December 18 2014)

Drinkwater Focusing On West Ham Result (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Hamer - We Won't Curl Up & Die (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Dwight Gayle To Leicester? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Leicester - A Few January Rumours (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Newcastle FA Cup Clash Now Set (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Hamer - Positives From Our Performance (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15
18. Q.P.R. 16 4 2 10 -13 14
19. Hull City 16 2 7 7 -8 13
20. Leicester City 16 2 4 10 -12 10

Breaking League News

Spurs MotM v Newcastle? (League Cup)
Spurs : 18/12/2014 15:34:00
City v Crystal Palace - How Will It Go?
Man City : 18/12/2014 15:23:00
Cole To Stamford? Yes Please!
Crystal Palace : 18/12/2014 15:17:00
Injury News: Walcott, The Ox amp; Monreal Could Play
Arsenal : 18/12/2014 12:54:00
Chambers - I'm Benefiting From Different Roles
Arsenal : 18/12/2014 12:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man City MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 44%
Simpson 0%
Wasilewski 0%
Morgan 0%
Konchesky 0%
Mahrez 0%
King 0%
Cambiasso 42%
Drinkwater 0%
Schlupp 0%
Vardy 0%
Sub - Ulloa 0%
Sub - Powell 14%
Sub - Knockaert 0%