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Darren Bent advises Arsenal star Aaron Ramsdale to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as club captain

Aaron Ramsdale is tipped to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal captain (Image by Shaun Botterill / Getty Images)

Arsenal new boy Aaron Ramsdale is the perfect candidate to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the club captain.

That is the verdict from Arsenal fan and former Tottenham striker Darren Bent, who feels the former Sheffield United goalkeeper is the standout choice to replace Aubameyang after he was stripped of the captaincy by Mikel Arteta.

The 32-year-old was dropped in the 3-0 win over Southampton on Saturday after returning late from an authorized trip earlier in the week.

It was just the latest disciplinary breach from Aubameyang, who replaced Granit Xhaka as club captain in 2019 just before Arteta took charge.

Aubameyang was eliminated against Southampton (Image by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

When asked who would be his preferred choice to replace Aubameyang as Arsenal captain, Bent told TalkSPORT: ‘I would probably say Ramdale.

‘If Tierney can guarantee that he will play once a week, then yes, but apart from him it has to be Ramsdale because he is the only player who will play every week.’

Reports on Tuesday claimed Aubemayng had lost a lot of areas in the dressing room following his latest disciplinary breach.

And Arsenal released a statement this morning to confirm ace Gabon has been stripped of the captaincy.

‘After his latest disciplinary breach last week, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will no longer be our club captain, and will not be considered options for Wednesday’s game against West Ham United. Wednesday’, a notice on Arsenal’s website reads.

‘We expect all of our players, especially our captain, to work by the rules and standards that we have set and agreed to. We are completely focused on tomorrow’s match. “

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