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Why Wenger? Arsenal name injured Mertesacker as club captain

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named Per Mertesacker as their club’s manager for the new season, despite the fact that he will miss the opening five months of the campaign.

Previous captain Mikel Arteta left the club at the end of his contract this summer, before joining Manchester City’s backroom staff as one of Pep Guardiola’s co-assistant coaches.