GoonersWorld can proudly announce that Cesc Fabregas will be Arsenal’s new captain.

Today Arsene Wenger annouced that Cesc Fabregas will be the new captain.

This come just days after William Gallas was stripped of the armband after he had been openly critical of his team-mates last week, putting his position under threat.

Wenger has now decided that it is time for change, rewarding Fabregas for his continued progression into a world-class performer.

Cesc beat other proposed candidates like Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy and stand in skipper on Saturday Manuel Almunia.

Fabregas will lead the club for the first time in their UEFA Champions League contest with Dynamo Kiev tomorrow.

Wenger said:

“Fabregas will be the captain, permanently. I do not have to explain to you why.”

“Gallas will play on Tuesday, but Cesc will be the captain, I have made that decision,”

said Wenger.

Asked if he thought he had made a mistake over the appointment of Gallas, he said:

“No, I do not regret making him captain in the first place.”

Arsene Wenger also confirmed that Nasri and Diaby would miss tomorrow nights game after picking up knocks during training.

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