Unai Emery of Spanish native made the decision on Friday after consulting with his players.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has finally named the player that will become the club’s new permanent captain this season.
According to BBC Sport, Emery has announced midfielder, Granit Xhaka as the club’s new captain.
Emery made the decision on Friday after consulting with his players.
Xhaka replaced Laurent Koscielny, who left the Gunners for Bordeaux in the summer transfer window.
The Switzerland international has led Arsenal in six of their eight games in all competitions this season.
The 27-year-old will now hope to lead Emery’s side to victory when they take on Manchester United in the Premier League on Monday night at Old Trafford.