“Odegard” as the new Arsenal captain

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SPORT UFABET reports that Mikel Arteta has chosen Martin Odegaard as Arsenal captain next season, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the player had a disciplinary issue. 

, Alexandre Lacazette inherited the armband from Aubameyang in the second half of last season. But he has only moved to Lyon after his contract at the Emirates Stadium ended, and Arteta

has reportedly appointed Odegaard as Arsenal’s captain next season..

Alexander Lacazette served as the interim skipper. When Aubameyang left North London. For Catalonia during. The January transfer window but he’s now left for Lyon. The role will instead go to Odegaard, who joined Arsenal – initially on loan – from Real Madrid in January of 2021.

It became a permanent deal the following close-season for a fee believed to be around €40m.

Odegaard became key for Arsenal last season, developing nice chemistry with other youngsters like Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith-Rowe. The decision should be announced officially soon and should suit Odegaard given he was named captain of the Norwegian national team last year. He’ll hope to help Arsenal qualify for the Champions League.

The 23-year-old playmaker was a mainstay of Arsenal last season. Impressively coordinating with Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.

The captaincy is expect to be officially announce soon. Which will allow Odegaard to secure the armband both. At club level and with the Norwegian national team.

Odegaard is also sign by Arsenal. The price was 40 million euros last summer. after having impressed during his loan spell in the second half of the 2020/21 season.