Arsenal agree to sign Costa Rica striker Campbell
London: Arsenal have agreed to sign Costa Rica`s teenage striker Joel Campbell from Deportivo Saprissa.
"Joel Campbell has already shown he is a player with great ability," manager Arsene Wenger told the London club`s website on Friday. "We look forward to the formalities of the transfer being completed."
The 19-year-old has made six full international appearances, scoring twice. He grabbed two goals on his debut in a 5-0 win over Cuba at this year`s CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Deportivo have won the Costa Rican Premier League a record 29 times.
Arsenal begin their Premier League season away to Newcastle United on Saturday.
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