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Joel Campbell wants to be a part of the first team squad at Arsenal

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Arsenal youngster Joel Campbell believes he has learned a lot from his experience on loan at French club Lorient.

The striker scored four goals in 25 games for the Ligue 1 club but is set to rejoin the Gunners in July.

“Coming to Lorient has been really good for me,” Campbell told the club’s official site.

“It’s a new experience for me to come and get a taste of French football, which is very competitive. I’ve learnt a lot here.”

The 19-year-old also admitted his frustration after failing to break into the Arsenal side last season.

“It was tough for me because I wanted to play for Arsenal this season,” he added.

“But it’s a new experience for me and it’s a question of doing well, learning from European football and then coming back to Arsenal.”

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Arsenal

Nickname: The Gunners.

Ground: Emirates Stadium (capacity 60,361).

Founded: 1886.

Honours: First Division (until 1992) and Premier League: 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1971, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2002, 2004.

FA Cup: 1930, 1936, 1950, 1971, 1989, 1991, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005.

League Cup: 1987, 1993.

Fairs Cup: 1970.

Cup Winners’ Cup: 1994.

Leading goalscorer: Thierry Henry, 228.

Leading appearances: David O’Leary, 722.