Manchester City players will choose next captain, says Pep Guardiola

Guardiola’s facet are in China for his or her pre-season tour

Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola says he’ll let his avid gamers take the Premier League champions’ subsequent captain.

Old skipper Vincent Kompany retired on the live of closing season.

Midfielder David Silva captained Metropolis for Wednesday’s pre-season4-1 friendly preservein opposition to West Ham in China nonetheless a permanent replacement would possibly possibly probably well probably no longer be made except the total squad are motivate from summer breaks.

“They would possibly be able to take the captain when we’re all together,” Guardiola said.

“After they are all motivate (they are) going to effect a meeting and mediate who goes to be captain.”

Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne says he would be chuffed to preserve on the feature if he became supplied it.

He said: “If the crew wants me to be captain, or the club does, I would gladly gain it nonetheless I mediate that is one thing all people desires to focus on as a crew, as a club.

“This would possibly possibly be talked about when all people comes motivate.”

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