Unai Emery names three Arsenal stars who could replace Laurent Koscielny as captain

first_imgUnai Emery names three Arsenal stars who could replace Laurent Koscielny as captain Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 18 Jul 2019 9:53 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.4kShares ‘We have others like Mesut, Nacho. There are other players who can take this position also. I want between three and five captains in the team.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal continued their bright start to pre-season with a 2-1 win against Bayern Munich in Los Angeles on Wednesday.Eddie Nketiah scored two minutes from time to hand Arsenal the win and he admits he was thankful of the chance to impress Emery.‘It’s brilliant,’ he told Arsenal.com after our 2-1 win.‘They’re such a great team and it was a great experience to come on. ‘I didn’t come on for long, so I just wanted to make an impact and do well. Luckily I was in the right place at the right time. I’m grateful.‘Pre-season is vital. I always try to come back in tip-top shape and do my best. It’s a chance. I came on today and I took my chance. That’s all I can do.’MORE: Brazil star Everton drops Arsenal transfer hint ahead of potential £36m movecenter_img Koscielny is likely to be stripped of the captaincy should he stay at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)The Spaniard wants his captain to be a regular starter and he’s hinted Xhaka may get the nod, though Ozil and Monreal were also touted as options.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We spoke a little about that. Last year we had Laurent, Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey,’ said Emery after being asked about his policy of having five captains.‘At the moment Koscielny has a contract with us but we’ll speak with the club and him about if he will continue or not. We have players with the capacity [to be captain], one is Granit, he was a captain in the dressing room. Unai Emery is expected to name a new Arsenal captain (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Unai Emery says Granit Xhaka, Mesut Ozil and Nacho Monreal are all in with a chance of being named club captain next season.Laurent Koscielny refused to travel on Arsenal’s US tour and is likely to be stripped off the captaincy should he remain at the club.The 33-year-old remains intent on leaving the club but Emery is likely to name a new skipper in the unlikely event that Koscielny stays at the Emirates.Emery rotated the armband last year between five captains but two of those departed this summer in Aaron Ramsey and Petr Cech.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisementlast_img read more

Governor Wolf’s Statement on the Senate’s Confirmation of Pennsylvania Adjutant General

first_imgGovernor Wolf’s Statement on the Senate’s Confirmation of Pennsylvania Adjutant General Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement regarding Wednesday’s confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate of Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli as Pennsylvania’s Adjutant General.“Brig. Gen. Carrelli has honorably and selflessly served his community, commonwealth and country for more than 30 years as a member of the U.S. Air Force and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard,” said Governor Wolf. “I’m confident he will continue to ensure that the Pennsylvania National Guard remains one of the most respected National Guard organizations in the country and that its members will be adequately trained, equipped and ready to accomplish both their federal and state missions and that he will be a stalwart champion for Pennsylvania’s veteran population that tops 900,000 of our nation’s finest.”Brig. Gen. Carrelli’s official bio and photo can be found here.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf June 30, 2016center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Torres released from hospital after being knocked out

first_imgHe needed treatment for several minutes, before being stretchered off, in Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw at Deportivo La Coruna.Torres has tweeted to thank fans for their messages of support.last_img