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Ex-Everton star Campbell 'very unwell' in hospital

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Everton have sent a "get well soon" message to their former striker Kevin Campbell who is "very unwell" in hospital.

The Merseyside club said the 54-year-old, who began his career at Arsenal, became ill last week.

"Not just a great footballer but an incredible person, Kevin is, and always has been, a fighter and we wish him and his family well at this challenging time. Sending all our love," Everton said in a statement posted on X., external

Campbell came through Arsenal's youth ranks, making his debut in 1988, and after loan stints at Leyton Orient and Leicester City, was a member of Arsenal's league title-winning squad in 1990–91.