Cats prepared to wait for Campbell

12 July 2010 01:44
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is not expecting a swift response from Sol Campbell over a possible switch to the Stadium of Light.[LNB] The veteran centre-back is available as a free agent after his short-term contract with Arsenal expired and he is on the lookout for a new club.[LNB]Celtic have also shown an interest in the former England international who has now held initial discussions with both the Bhoys and the Black Cats.[LNB]Campbell is due to get married in the coming days and Bruce feels his focus will be away from what his football future holds until later in the month.[LNB]The former Spurs and Portsmouth defender started last season with Notts County in League Two before abruptly leaving Meadow Lane after just one match. [LNB]Gunners boss Arsene Wenger handed him the chance to resurrect his top-flight career at another of his old clubs in January but no new deal was forthcoming at the end of the campaign.[LNB]Bruce told Sky Sports News: "We have had a conversation with Sol, I've known the lad a long, long time. [LNB]"He's obviously got some decisions to make.[LNB]"We've shown him around and shown him what we've got, so we will see what develops over the next 48 hours.[LNB]"But I think Sol is getting married next weekend and then is away on honeymoon so I wouldn't have thought there would be much before that happens."

Source: Team_Talk