Unai Emery asked Arsenal gamers to vote for their favorite captain, defender Rob Holding continues to be shown.
Emery introduced a pool of five skippers after his appointment but watched his original choices decimated by summer time departures of Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech and Laurent Koscielny.
Granit Xhaka has up to now worn out the armband from the Premier League this term but is nevertheless to convince in the character and has been jeered by his own fans during last weekend’s win over Aston Villa, while Mesut Ozil is the only other member of this initial five still in the club.
Following Ozil was substituted during their 5-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup, holding, who captained the side, has revealed the Arsenal manager ran a poll of the room to determine who gets the armband.
“He likes his five captains. All of us did a vote the other week so we will find out what happens and determine who has named,” Holding said.
“It was simply a case of writing down names and then giving them to the manager and he’ll undergo them obviously with his input – and we’ll see what happens.
“I don’t have any idea [if a statement is going to soon be made], but there is a great deal of leaders in that group that are helping out each other and pushing each other around.
“Now we’ve got these five captains the supervisor has brought in it is spreading the leadership group rather than having one individual to dictate it. You’re becoming more input, it is generating a great atmosphere.”
While he was unwilling to reveal his selection of skipper, Holding described Xhaka as”a wonderful leader” and also praised the influence of experienced summer signing David Luiz.
“I really like Granit from the changing room. I believe he is excellent. He is really switched on to people folks using the phones. He is quick to dish from the penalties,” Holding additional.
“I think he is a excellent leader and another positive man to get in the living area.
“He is extremely demanding and also makes demands of us. He places accountability on ourselves, which is important as a leader.”
Asked if Arsenal have leaders than critics think, Holding said:”As an example. You are able to see it. How David Luiz has come in and he talks well when he’s currently speaking before the group.
“He talks highly of us he’s a great addition to earn.”
Holding marked his return from a nine-month accident lay-off after taking the armband from Ozil on Tuesday by scoring just seconds, along with the 24-year-old has aspirations of performing the role.
“I would really like to become a captain and becoming captain of Arsenal is unbelievable. It’d be a terrific feeling,” he explained.
“We will find out what happens in the next few weeks. Should I get it, then I’ll be more than happy and how exactly to do it.”
Return to Premier League action on Monday Night Football when they face Manchester United at Old Trafford, live on Sky Sports Premier League.