Arsenal legend urges Arteta to appoint Rice as new captain

Browse By

Arsenal legend urges Arteta to appoint Rice as new captain.

  • Emmanuel Petit believes Declan should Arsenal’s captain in place of Martin Odegaard.
  • Rice showed outstanding form as the Gunners beat Liverpool 3-1 at home.
  • The win moved Arsenal to just two points behind the leaders.

Former France midfielder Emmanuel Petit believes Declan should be captain of Arsenal in place of Martin Odegaard.

Declan Rice revealed that he is concerned about securing a place in the England squad for Euro 2024 despite consistent performance for Arsenal.

  • Rice concerned about securing England spot for Euro 24
  • Has been a consistent performer for Arsenal
  • England play their final qualifier against North Macedonia

“Arsenal won this game because of their midfield. They are the key to performance. and superior to Liverpool in terms of strength, technique and tactics,” Petit told ยูฟ่าเบท

“Jorginho and are both excellent. What is there to say about Declan? He should be Arsenal’s captain for me. He has great character and leadership qualities. Has something different from other players and has a huge impact in big games.”

Rice showed outstanding form helping the “Cannons” beat Liverpool 3-1 at home last weekend.

Petit, who spent three years with Arsenal, felt the latest win was due to a strong midfield and that should wear the captain’s armband.