Kevin De Bruyne demoted from Man City vice-captain to FOURTH in line as players vote on leaders for the new season
KEVIN DE BRUYNE has been demoted from his carry out as Manchester City vice-captain for the 2021-22 season.
Fernandinho will proceed as the Premier League champions’ skipper for the new promoting advertising marketing campaign having been given the armband 12 months in the earlier following the departure of David Silva.
But De Bruyne, who was vice-captain for the 2020-21 season, has now dropped to fourth alternative, in accordance to The Telegraph.
Ilkay Gundogan has been promoted to the vice-captaincy carry out, with Ruben Dias now third alternative.
Last season, Raheem Sterling had been chosen as the third alternative captain nonetheless he’s not thought-about definitely one in all the 4 players who has been listed this time spherical.
Pep Guardiola has allowed his squad and workers to resolve the captaincy roles since Vincent Kompany’s departure two years in the earlier.
Back in June, Fernandinho signed a new one-year deal with Man City to keep him at the membership till subsequent summer season season.
Guardiola’s aspect have obtained the Premier League title in three of the closing 4 seasons.
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They furthermore reached the closing of the Champions League in the 2020-21 promoting advertising marketing campaign, before dropping to Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Guardiola prompt a enterprise convention in Brazil closing month that he’ll take a break when his present contract expires in two years.
But when requested to make clear these recommendations, the former Barcelona chief talked about his reply had been misinterpreted.
He says he can have a sabbatical when his time at the Etihad is over – nonetheless has nevertheless to resolve when that may in all likelihood be.
He talked about: “I’m so delighted to reply this. I’m not considering I’m going to go away after two years.
“I can go away after two months if the outcomes usually often should not good or the crew and organisation is uninterested in me or I cannot handle these players.
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“I’ll go away in three months or I’ll go away in 5 years.
“What I mentioned on the Zoom with the of us with Brazil is after my interval with City I’ll take a break. That’s for positive.
“But it can be in one month, in two years, three years four years, five years.”
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