Campbell hoping for weekend return
Sol Campbell has spoken to pfcTV about his latest injury set back and the frustration it has left him with, for both club and country but he is remaining positive about both as he steps up his training ahead of his latest injury comeback and is targeting Saturday's game with Liverpool as a possible return date.
The Pompey captain had an injection last week and is now stepping up the training, by swimming and cycling and hopes to get back on the training pitch by Wednesday or Thursday to give himself a chance of being back to face Liverpool on Saturday - which is his target.
The disappointment of having to withdraw from the England squad again was something that he also spoke about, but he is remaining positive about his England chances, but first and foremost he is just looking to get back playing for Pompey, but knows that is he does then he still has every chance of being selected again for England next month.
He signed his new contract with Pompey last week as he can see the club are moving in the right direction so he also again set out his aims for the season, which are to see Pompey quality for Europe at the end of the campaign, not just missing out as we did last season.
Games are won by scoring goals, but preventing them also stops you from losing, so a defence with Campbell in it always makes me more confident that this defence can repel opposing sides, so if he can return on Saturday it would be a massive boost and give us even more of a chance of getting the three points we are craving against a much fancied Liverpool side.
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