Many Arsenal fans on Twitter don’t want to see right-back Hector Bellerin installed as the club’s next permanent captain following in the footsteps of Laurent Koscielny.
This came after Football.London Arsenal correspondent James Benge shared his article on why the Spaniard should take up the role on the social media platform.
Get on the Make Bellerin Captain bandwagon now https://t.co/0urm3QDYtV
— James Benge (@jamesbenge) June 12, 2019
In the piece he claims that the 24-year-old is the man to lead the Gunners into a new era of unity under Unai Emery with many of the Spanish gaffer’s current captain options heading for the Emirates Stadium exit door this summer.
The club’s present captain France defender Koscielny is comfortably into his 30s, getting more and more injury prone and has just one year left on his current contract in north London. It’s hard to see him not leaving next summer.
However, Gooners have made it clear on Twitter that the 33-year-old’s replacement shouldn’t be his fellow defender, disagreeing with the journalist.
See for yourself, below…
Come on be real, Adam’s to Vieira to Bellerin… Does that sound normal. He is a great player but there is nothing he does that suggests he could lead a team to titles. Sokratis and Laca have the passion and determination, no comparison.
— Chris Woodhouse (@CWoodhouse16) June 12, 2019
Another silent captain. Move on
— Bryan Lowton (@BryanLowton) June 12, 2019
He’s definitely not.
— Sean-Paul Ritchie (@SeanPaulRitchi3) June 12, 2019
No one other than Laca please.
— Harsh (@i_salian) June 12, 2019
No he is not.
— Matan Bitton (@BittonMatan) June 12, 2019
The worst possible choice.
— Don’t_Panic (@Mackswell88) June 12, 2019
unfortunately it’s Capitano Granit for me
— ADRLAMDS (@adrlamds) June 12, 2019
Bro don’t be silly
— Dhar Mattoo (@dhar247) June 12, 2019
Bellerin captain? Not in a million years
— Derek Yallop (@DerekYallop1) June 12, 2019
Definitely not. Koscielny or Lacazette for me. Sokratis too.
— Competitive Co-operativism (@WSDEs_vs_IWSCP) June 12, 2019