Kevin Campbell's son Tyrese pays emotional tribute to his late father after the former Arsenal and Everton striker passed away aged 54

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  • Former striker Kevin Campbell passed away earlier connected Saturday astatine nan property of 54 
  • His son, Tyrese, is pursuing successful his father's footsteps arsenic a master footballer

By Dominic Hogan

Published: 09:18 EDT, 15 June 2024 | Updated: 09:27 EDT, 15 June 2024

Kevin Campbell's son, Tyrese, has offered a rubbing tribute connected societal media pursuing the tragic news of his father's passing. 

The erstwhile Everton and Arsenal striker passed distant connected Saturday greeting astatine nan property of 54, aft falling sick pinch reports earlier this period suggesting that he had been admitted to hospital. 

Saturday's news was people greeted pinch an outpouring of emotion and emotion towards Campbell from his erstwhile clubs and adjacent friends successful football, namely Ian Wright. 

Now Campbell's boy Tyrese, himself a chap master footballer has taken to societal media to connection a fewer of his ain words astatine this understandably highly difficult clip for his family. 

'I admit my Dad was admired by galore and nan outpouring of emotion has been immoderate comfortableness for america arsenic a family, truthful convey you for that astatine specified a difficult time. 

Tyrese Campbell has paid an affectional tribute to his precocious begetter Kevin, who passed distant connected Saturday

Tyrese described his begetter arsenic his 'idol' and insisted he was nan life and psyche of each statement aliases room he 'blessed' pinch his presence

'The symptom of this is indescribable and arsenic a boy you look astatine your Dad arsenic invincible. He is my idol, nan 1 who I wanted to beryllium erstwhile I grew up. 

'He was nan life and psyche of each statement and room he blessed, a 1 successful a cardinal personification that was loved by everyone, a typical special person. I'll miss you Dad.

'I would now inquire that nan privateness of our family is respected arsenic we mourn nan nonaccomplishment of an irreplaceable father, brother, uncle and each information astonishing quality being. Love you ever Dad.' 

Tyrese has been pursuing successful his father's footsteps, and was precocious astatine Stoke City, leaving nan nine astatine nan extremity of nan 2023-24 season. 

The 24-year-old - doubly capped by England's Under 20s - has scored 80 goals successful 245 appearances truthful acold successful his career.

His begetter meantime scored 107 goals successful 394 English top-flight appearances, and arsenic good arsenic his famed stints astatine Arsenal and Everton, turned retired for Nottingham Forest, West Brom, Cardiff City, Leyton Orient and Leicester City. 

The 54-year-old spent 7 years connected nan books successful northbound London pinch nan Gunners, having graduated from nan academy successful 1988

Tyrese is besides a master footballer, astir precocious connected nan books astatine Stoke until nan extremity of 2023-24

His clip astatine nan Gunners is possibly what he is champion known for, playing 210 games successful each competitions. 

With nan northbound London outfit he would assistance nan First Division title successful 1990-91, arsenic good arsenic nan FA Cup and League Cup double successful 1993 and a European Cup Winners Cup successful 1993-94.

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