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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.

Arsenal’s captaincy choices holding the club back?

Arsenal¬†are set to¬†announce a new captain for the coming season, following Mikel Arteta’s departure from the club this summer, and I fear the role is not taken seriously enough at the club.