DJ Campbell wants to leave Blackpool

27 May 2011 02:52
ShareDJ Campbell says he is leaving Blackpool so he can continue to play in the Premier League.[LNB]The striker, 29, was one of the Tangerines' key performers this season as he weighed in with 13 goals in their unsuccessful bid to avoid relegation.[LNB]Campbell only joined Blackpool from Leicester last summer but he has a ?1.25million buy-out clause in his contract, which the likes of Sunderland will try and activate.[LNB] Premier wish: DJ Campbell wants to stay in the top flight[LNB]The former Brentford and Birmingham hitman said: 'I love Blackpool and we had a better season than many people expected but to go down was heartbreaking.[LNB]'I played in the Prem before with Birmingham and maybe I wasn't ready for it then. But this time I was.[LNB]'There's nothing like playing at Old Trafford, Anfield and Stamford Bridge. Now I want more of it. I think I've proved I can play at the top.'[LNB] Sunderland look to boost strike force with Blackpool's CampbellSunderland boss Bruce eyes summer move for Spurs striker CrouchStoke join Sunderland in race to sign out-of-contract Blackpool's Vaughan Blackpool extend Adam's contract but it won't stop star midfielder leavingAll the latest Blackpool news, features and opinionAll the latest Sunderland news, features and opinion[LNB]  Explore more:Places: Birmingham

Source: Daily_Mail


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