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Vermaelen named captain

Thomas Vermaelen has been named the new captain of Arsenal in the wake of the impending departure of Robin van Persie.

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no_more_heroes1528d ago

Obvious choice, given that he was the vice captain last season. Somehow I always feel better about defenders being team captains anyway. It just feels more appropriate for some reason.

crazyturkey1528d ago

Oh Crap! Now we'll lose the Verminator at the end of the season. Squillaci should've been named Captain, maybe and just maybe, the curse would be stopped that way.

freeduck1528d ago

Good choice in captain. Although loyalty in football seems rare, Thomas seems like the type who fans can count on.

no_more_heroes1528d ago

we thought the same thing about a recent departure as well...