Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed that he wants have five captains in his team as he wants to know every player and his personalities.
The former Paris Saint-Germain boss will start the 2018-19 campaign at home with a test against champions Manchester City on August 12.
“My idea is to know every player and to know, also, the personality of the players,” said Emery, 43.
“We want to keep the respect for these players, to find the captain and choose very well the best player for that.”
“My first idea is to have five captains in the team,” Emery added. “But at the moment, I don’t know the names.”
“We are looking at who are the players whose personality is the best in the dressing room.”
The Spaniard took over from longest serving manager Arsene Wenger in May, has since made five signings at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal’s current captain Laurent Koscielny, who missed the 2018 World Cup due to ruptured Achilles tendon, is expected to be out until December.