The most surprising transfer ever! | The story of Sol Campbell's move from Tottenham to Arsenal

On this day in 2001, Sol Campbell moved across north London.
Hear from Arsene Wenger and Arsenal employees, who tell the inside story of the move that saw Campbell go from Tottenham Hotspur to Arsenal.

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  1. abdulrahim owino

    abdulrahim owino9 hari yang lalu

    38 Spurs fans disliked the video 🤣🤣

  2. simon stunts

    simon stunts13 hari yang lalu

    Harry Kane to arsenal hmmmmmmm .. (jokes)

  3. dee dee

    dee dee13 hari yang lalu

    Back in the day FC

  4. Mosis42

    Mosis4213 hari yang lalu

    It wouldn't hurt to do this again with a certain free agent from La Masia

  5. Dick Truesay

    Dick Truesay14 hari yang lalu

    DOuble double doubleeeee

  6. kian

    kian14 hari yang lalu


  7. Aidan Phillips

    Aidan Phillips14 hari yang lalu

    Would you rather wear an Arsenal shirt or a Tottenham shirt with Campbell on the back of it?

  8. Richard EVANS

    Richard EVANS14 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal are a nothing club these days, can't even finish top 6 these days, havent finished above Tottenham Hotspur in years

  9. Hector R

    Hector R14 hari yang lalu

    Kroenke out!!+

  10. ocelotrevs

    ocelotrevs14 hari yang lalu

    Imagine Harry Kane walking out today. Bloody hell.

  11. Katlego Chuchu

    Katlego Chuchu15 hari yang lalu

    My dream is to play for this team!

  12. Sillybilly Killy

    Sillybilly Killy15 hari yang lalu

    The crazy thing this superstar signing was probably "only" on about 25k a week.

  13. Mohamad

    Mohamad15 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal teasing for a surprising Kane move

  14. maple boi

    maple boi16 hari yang lalu

    Poor Richard Wright. 🤣

  15. Anti Zanionst

    Anti Zanionst16 hari yang lalu

    Imagine harry kane join Chelsea

  16. Mohammed Shahin

    Mohammed Shahin16 hari yang lalu

    From the spud fans was very angry and hater for sol campbell sign for Arsenal. I remember and was best free signing.. sol Campbell was a beast.

  17. WL

    WL16 hari yang lalu

    TL:DR summary - 😏

  18. Edwin

    Edwin17 hari yang lalu

    Arteta does not have such balls and charisma to pull out this kind of transfer. Forget Kane, Arsenal will only buy from midtable club and reserve players..

  19. darwis

    darwis17 hari yang lalu

    Poor richard wright, he got violated throughout this video 😂😂

  20. Number Eleven

    Number Eleven17 hari yang lalu

    He won the league at SHITE hart lane.😊

  21. Reason

    Reason17 hari yang lalu

    Wrong, Arsenal. The most surprising transfer ever was Arteta selling the keeper who won him the FA Cup.

  22. Reason

    Reason14 hari yang lalu

    @EPIC Issh It worked for that season. Then he sold the keeper.

  23. EPIC Issh

    EPIC Issh14 hari yang lalu

    Nah most surprising signing is arteta as manager

  24. The Alley

    The Alley17 hari yang lalu

    Arteta mismanaged so many young players. Saliba, Guendouzi, Martinelli, Balogun, Reis Nelson, and more. ESR only got a chance because Willian could not play. Pepe struggled to get a game. This guy needs to go.

  25. Vicko Selo

    Vicko Selo17 hari yang lalu

    Pls buy dani olmo from RB Leipzig, he is a good PM and good creator 🙏 who agree??? 👍

  26. N2 Solutions

    N2 Solutions17 hari yang lalu

    When we were transfer savvy, before the kroenkes came and ruined everything

  27. Donald Walters

    Donald Walters18 hari yang lalu

    So is @Arsenal getting someone special?

  28. wiraldo

    wiraldo18 hari yang lalu

    Tears. In. My. Eyes. 😭 What a historical moment! The pull of Arsenal / Arsene back then was massive! ❤️


    DARYL SPENCER18 hari yang lalu

    I know I'm not Arteta but Gianni Bruno reminds me of Hernan Crespo, Arteta should sign him quickly this year.⚽

  30. Bhushan Verlekar

    Bhushan Verlekar18 hari yang lalu

    Why don't we have transfers like this anymore.... Shrouded in such mystery... Love it

  31. Raindance Rave

    Raindance Rave18 hari yang lalu

    all together now DOUBLE DOUBLE DOUBLE DOUBLE

  32. Level of Snipes

    Level of Snipes18 hari yang lalu

    The difference between Harry Kane and Sol Campbell is that Kane grew up supporting Arsenal. It would be less shocking

  33. Ami Cat

    Ami Cat19 hari yang lalu

    Sol Campbell is up there with Figo as being the biggest judas LOL

  34. Suleiman Wais

    Suleiman Wais19 hari yang lalu

    Can you please sign players

  35. 365Videoman

    365Videoman19 hari yang lalu


  36. wez pipe

    wez pipe19 hari yang lalu

    goes to show when David Dein left, so did the heart and soul of the club. Sign David raasclaart Dein and our troubles are over

  37. M P

    M P19 hari yang lalu

    He is an Arsenal legend we have not replaced till today, he is still amazing in my team playing PES 2021

  38. Kiyingi Rogers

    Kiyingi Rogers19 hari yang lalu

    We really need a David Dein, this time round.


    THEKNTBOY19 hari yang lalu

    If you want this kind of things to happen,you know what to do

  40. Kenzo Kwansa

    Kenzo Kwansa19 hari yang lalu

    RvP anyone? You got served right by RvP jumping ship to a bigger club 🤣🤣🤣 I remember that day Campbell signed for the mighty Gunners. It was a shock for the football world as he was allegedly announced at Inter by the journos and he turns up at Colney alongside ze Arsene Wenger shaking hands and sharing jokes.

  41. Kenzo Kwansa

    Kenzo Kwansa18 hari yang lalu

    @Aidan Phillips his transfer to ManU plus Chelsea winning the Champions League that season signalled the end of Arsenal as a football institution. Nike was fed up and the club turned to Puma. Come on man Arsenal is finished. Get behind Arteta as I think he's the only hope you've got. If Arteta leaves this sinking ship the chicken will come to roast.

  42. Aidan Phillips

    Aidan Phillips19 hari yang lalu

    RVP ain’t a bad chap lol.

  43. Shifa Ahmed

    Shifa Ahmed19 hari yang lalu

    Just to make the Tottenham fans salty 😊

  44. Lifelong Pistons fan

    Lifelong Pistons fan19 hari yang lalu

    Gareth Bale is a free agent next season 👀👀👀👀

  45. Andrew Ohree

    Andrew Ohree19 hari yang lalu

    Of course it’ll happen again, we’re gonna but Harry Kane

  46. lycansberg

    lycansberg19 hari yang lalu

    So when are we getting Kane ?

  47. Oladosu Tobi

    Oladosu Tobi19 hari yang lalu

    Fabrizio Romano would have said "Here we go" two days before the official announcement


    DHAVAL TRIVEDI19 hari yang lalu

    Sol Campbell was a free agent when he signed. Ramos and Messi are free agents currently. Coincidence? I think not


    WARREN BROWNE19 hari yang lalu

    We used to make top signings . Nasri RVP Cole Sanchez . These sort of players should be kept not sold . No more Europe and we are now a mid table club . 🤔

  50. aman goel

    aman goel19 hari yang lalu

    Just imagine if any of the reporters were spud fans. What a shock they must've had. Probably pissed their pants. 😂

  51. TEJASN324

    TEJASN32419 hari yang lalu

    Announce new singing instead of old videos

  52. Zacks Vik. O G

    Zacks Vik. O G19 hari yang lalu

    Those were the days!

  53. abdoul aziz sowe

    abdoul aziz sowe19 hari yang lalu

    When Arsenal was a big club...

  54. Leroy Banging

    Leroy Banging19 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal hinting about a possible MESSI. Transfer 👀🤣🤣🤣🤣

  55. Replicant 2049

    Replicant 204919 hari yang lalu

    Thought he died in a helicopter crash

  56. Mochammad Fajar Kurniawan

    Mochammad Fajar Kurniawan19 hari yang lalu

    Take Son please. I will be dissappointed if u don't get him after realease this vid

  57. Jersey Mcgee

    Jersey Mcgee20 hari yang lalu

    So this is where we are now ?, posting videos of past transfers, this club has hit an all time low, shameless.

  58. Sohvith Chettri

    Sohvith Chettri20 hari yang lalu

    The arsenal football club has become horrendous over the past years, are you guys on a streak

  59. M J

    M J20 hari yang lalu

    if only he won the ucl in 2006. it would have shut the spurs fans up

  60. Josstick

    Josstick20 hari yang lalu

    Arsenals glory days = David Dein ❤

  61. Josstick

    Josstick19 hari yang lalu

    @Daniel Amone rather having kroenke than usmanov tbh...usmanov is dirty money.. and kroenke have and are doing some good stuff still...we just need to get KSI to show more of a winning mentality...thats what we are lacking

  62. Daniel Amone

    Daniel Amone20 hari yang lalu

    Unfortunately he brought in Stan Kroenke and the board grew to love him over Usmanov smh.

  63. will salazar ramirez

    will salazar ramirez20 hari yang lalu

    chiclayo peru 🇵🇪

  64. Shreyas Sarnath

    Shreyas Sarnath20 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal plz plz get James Maddison!!!!

  65. Ritoban Biswas

    Ritoban Biswas20 hari yang lalu

    Richard Wright as in,Pink Floyd's Richard Wright?

  66. daface00

    daface0020 hari yang lalu


  67. Finlay COYS

    Finlay COYS20 hari yang lalu

    You vile human

  68. Me Only

    Me Only20 hari yang lalu

    @ ribena juice Ya ma and pa

  69. James Murua

    James Murua20 hari yang lalu

    Messi incoming!

  70. fihtah

    fihtah20 hari yang lalu

    wrong video under this title. the most surprising one is mikel arteta. appointing a man who doesn't have feet to fill in the managerial shoe at a club like arsenal is not only surprising but idiotic. get him out and get a proper coach or manager. two seasons at 8th and he doesn't get the sack?? what are you lot doing there. if i was mikel i would have walked but its mikel "pandemic pep" arteta.

  71. Mugisha Bob Jacob

    Mugisha Bob Jacob20 hari yang lalu

    Harry Kane needs to watch SOl's speech

  72. Sourav9097

    Sourav909720 hari yang lalu

    Come-on @Arsenal , bring Alexis Sanchez back. Inter wants to dump him. He gave us so much, he atleast deserves a 2nd chance.

  73. Kushal Karki

    Kushal Karki20 hari yang lalu

    Sign harry kane like this 🤣

  74. Abdrahmaanothmaan Ziyaad

    Abdrahmaanothmaan Ziyaad20 hari yang lalu

    Sol Campbell legend always legend💯💯💯👍👍👍🤘🤘💯🔥🔥⚽️⚽️🦙🦙🦙

  75. Rude Boy

    Rude Boy20 hari yang lalu

    kroenke out

  76. Moshin Khan

    Moshin Khan20 hari yang lalu

    Winning FA cup with pompey was one his greatest achievements

  77. Agbor, Japheth Ingie

    Agbor, Japheth Ingie20 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal fans are happy with this but moan when RVP and Ashely Cole left for better Clubs


    DHAVAL TRIVEDI19 hari yang lalu

    It is what it is..

  79. Rodgers86

    Rodgers8620 hari yang lalu

    One of the best days I’ve had being an arsenal fan. Remember coming home and my brother smiling at me. He told me to check teletext. I could see from the cheeky smile something big had happened. Checked the text and there it was. CAMPBELL IS A GOONER. Monumental signing, knew we were about to kick on again. Beautiful

  80. colegebohy

    colegebohy20 hari yang lalu

    2021: " Harry, I thought you were going to be Andre Onana!?"

  81. EaZy Annihilator

    EaZy Annihilator20 hari yang lalu

    scenes when arteta walks out harry kane into the press room

  82. Nobby Plies

    Nobby Plies20 hari yang lalu

    Wenger the man, knew how to stop man united and win trophies coyg... no plastic chelski fans to be seen back in the day lol;

  83. M Haziq

    M Haziq20 hari yang lalu

    Messi To Arsenal HERE WE GO

  84. Robert Karlsson

    Robert Karlsson20 hari yang lalu

    This video should be 20 minutes long!!

  85. Robert Karlsson

    Robert Karlsson20 hari yang lalu


  86. Tom Bryant

    Tom Bryant20 hari yang lalu

    What's sad is that this would be impossible today. A player sneezes today and it's all over Sky.

  87. Ahmed Juhar

    Ahmed Juhar20 hari yang lalu

    Imagine being Richard Wright 😭😭

  88. eddie mango

    eddie mango20 hari yang lalu

    Imagine if this was their way of saying the were about to repeat history and announce signing Kane 😂😂

  89. Azeem Khadam

    Azeem Khadam20 hari yang lalu

    He wants to IMPROVE and to play at the TOP level... shithousery is in our DNA. LOL

  90. Monarch Falll

    Monarch Falll20 hari yang lalu


  91. Me Only

    Me Only20 hari yang lalu

    Your dad

  92. Abdullahi Wada

    Abdullahi Wada20 hari yang lalu

    Can I like this more than once?

  93. Wonkyo Jeong

    Wonkyo Jeong20 hari yang lalu

    campbell is my best XD

  94. Richard Vallejo Garcia

    Richard Vallejo Garcia20 hari yang lalu

    Harry Kane transfer incoming 🤣🤣🤣

  95. Matt Penguin

    Matt Penguin20 hari yang lalu

    Why’s everyone talking about Kane when Messi is a free agent? 👀

  96. hippie in the house

    hippie in the house20 hari yang lalu

    @Röbìn Drãgûnöv well we are more likely to sign messi than kane

  97. Röbìn Drãgûnöv

    Röbìn Drãgûnöv20 hari yang lalu

    this is not Fifa Career Mode 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  98. Röbìn Drãgûnöv

    Röbìn Drãgûnöv20 hari yang lalu

    do you think Stan Kroenke will smile while paying Messi wages??

  99. Nicholas Blackmore

    Nicholas Blackmore20 hari yang lalu

    Amazing, perhaps Chelsea or United will be inspired too make a clip about perhaps Van Persie, Alexis Sanchez or Ashley Cole!

  100. Nicholas Blackmore

    Nicholas Blackmore20 hari yang lalu

    @Amit Shukla wouldn't you describe the Sanchez and Van Persie transfer as a major blow to the Arsenal board as well? My point is Arsenal won't take a rivals best player anymore, but they'll happily sell their best players for peanuts or even worse for nothing, perhaps getting Mikhi was worse than nothing but I'm sure you get my point

  101. Nicholas Blackmore

    Nicholas Blackmore20 hari yang lalu

    @hippie in the house what I meant is that Arsenal are hardly as ruthless as they once was, now they give away players for free or next to nothing

  102. Amit Shukla

    Amit Shukla20 hari yang lalu

    Ashley Cole transfer was bit unexpected. Everyone already knew Van Persie and Sanchez were going to join United. Back in 2000s they weren't any social media. And Sol getting transferred to arsenal was a major blow for Spurs hierarchy, as both the clubs are the arch rivals

  103. hippie in the house

    hippie in the house20 hari yang lalu

    Those transfers happened between league rivals and that's where the similarities end

  104. gilwillia

    gilwillia20 hari yang lalu

    I was doing chemotherapy at the time. I felt f*cking great for about two hours.

  105. Abdur Rafay

    Abdur Rafay9 hari yang lalu

    To this day I hope sol Campbell was there in your place with the chemotherapy.

  106. John Glass

    John Glass19 hari yang lalu

    You survived cancer AND these past few Arsenal seasons? You might be immortal

  107. gilwillia

    gilwillia20 hari yang lalu

    @McDowell's Human Resources Department Yyyyup 😃

  108. McDowell's Human Resources Department

    McDowell's Human Resources Department20 hari yang lalu

    and you're still here :) AMEN! COYG!

  109. ff5wettboss

    ff5wettboss20 hari yang lalu


  110. Jah Son

    Jah Son20 hari yang lalu

    Arsenal club is sending a subliminal message with this video? 😊

  111. Muhamad Gilang

    Muhamad Gilang20 hari yang lalu

    Goal UCL 2006 Final ❤️


    K.VIJAYAN NAIR20 hari yang lalu

    My beast CB in pes 21 mobile

  113. qizar 6

    qizar 620 hari yang lalu

    david dein got banter 🤣🤣

  114. shiv .s

    shiv .s20 hari yang lalu

    Least he captained Spurs to a League Cup final victory. Did his part and left for greener pastures.

  115. Jamal Christ

    Jamal Christ20 hari yang lalu

    One of the best decisions for both the player and the team

  116. Hamngoi Mkho

    Hamngoi Mkho20 hari yang lalu

    I miss Wenger's football! Only city have come close but no where near the beauty we used to play.

  117. LordSuperAstro

    LordSuperAstro21 hari yang lalu

    Kane to Arsenal? :D

  118. Obi Choshane

    Obi Choshane21 hari yang lalu

    Sign players duh

  119. Teen Beats

    Teen Beats21 hari yang lalu


  120. SEA33 Anshuman

    SEA33 Anshuman21 hari yang lalu

    Kane incoming

  121. Muhammad fajar Satritama

    Muhammad fajar Satritama21 hari yang lalu

    We won the league at white hart Lane