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Southampton: Some Saints fans have captaincy debate

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Some Southampton have been having a debate about who should be the club’s in the near future.

The Saints recently lost 3-1 to West Ham in the Premiership this past weekend. The defeat left them at the 13th position in the Premier League and they are only seven points ahead of 18th-placed Bournemouth currently.

A Saints-related page called SouthamptonPage was talking about the club’s captaincy recently.

Who should be Southampton's captain?

Hojbjerg for me

Hojbjerg for me

Ward-Prowse deserves it

Ward-Prowse deserves it

They asked if James Ward-Prowse should be the club’s irrespective of whether Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg leaves the club anytime soon or not.

Recent reports from FootballInsider247 have claimed that Hojbjerg has rejected a contract offer from Southampton recently and he wants to move to a bigger club, with Tottenham interested in signing the former Bayern Munich man.

What do we think?

As per Transfermarkt, Ward-Prowse is Southampton’s longest-serving player currently. For someone who has been at the club longer than the others, it might make sense for him to be the if Hojbjerg leaves for Tottenham in the summer.

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