English Premier League membership, Arsenal have been underneath strain to exchange it’s group captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naija Information understands.
The calls turned extra intense after the Gabonese participant was dropped for Arsenal’s conflict towards Southampton over the weekend for breaching a disciplinary rule.
The 32-year-old participant’s actions in current weeks have been closely criticized with a number of calls from followers and pundits for him to be stripped of the armband.
Though the membership supervisor, Mikel Arteta has but to determine if Aubameyang will stay captain or not, The Mirror listed 5 reasonable candidates to exchange the participant.
The gamers listed for the substitute consists of Ben White, Gabriel, Aaron Ramsdale, Alexandre Lacazette, and Granit Xhaka.
Naija Information understands that Ben White not too long ago joined the Gunners in the summertime however has acquired a excessive fee on the Emirates having been signed for a mouthwatering £50 million.
Brazil worldwide Gabriel is one other participant being tipped for the captaincy.
In the meantime, the Nigeria Soccer Federation on Sunday ended rumours because it introduced the sacking of the nation’s soccer group coach, Gernot Rohr.
Naija Information understands that there have been rumours of the German being sacked, a growth which was debunked in a number of notifications by the NFF.
Nonetheless, the soccer federation at present made it public it has sacked Rohr and appointed Augustine Eguavoen, the present NFF Technical Director, because the Technical Adviser of the Tremendous Eagles on an interim foundation.
A press release from the nation’s soccer governing physique reads: “That is with instant impact, and follows the termination of the connection with Franco-German Gernot Rohr, who has been in command of the three-time African champions for the previous 64 months, and is Nigeria’s longest-serving supervisor.”
The assertion added, “Following a digital assembly of the NFF Government Committee on Sunday, it was determined that Eguavoen will work with Salisu Yusuf (Chief Coach); Paul Aigbogun (Assistant Coach); Joseph Yobo (Assistant Coach); Dr Terry Eguaoje (Assistant Coach) and Aloysius Agu (Goalkeeper Coach).
“Former Nigeria captains Augustine ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Garba Lawal have been appointed to supply technical and ambassadorial assist for the crew.”
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