5 most likely Arsenal captain candidates after Mertesacker


Petr Cech

Petr Cech (4)

He’s three years Per Mertesacker’s elder but everybody knows goalkeepers can go on playing for that much longer.

Cech has been a fantastic purchase by Arsenal with Arsene Wenger finally adding the security of a world class goalkeeper to his squad after toiling with the likes of Manuel Almunia, Lukasz Fabianski and Wojciech Szczesny for years.

Having seen it all and done it all as far as the Premier League goes, Cech boasts all the experience in the world to be Arsenal captain but there would be masses of fans who believe a captain should be an outfield professional.

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