Date: 12th July 2018 at 11:59pm
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Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he wants FIVE captains in his side.

The Gunners have often been criticised for a lack of leadership on the pitch and Emery has a plan to eradicate that issue.

Centre-back Laurent Koscielny is the current club captain and Emery confirmed the defender would continue leading his team-mates.

However, the Spaniard insisted his squad needs to be filled with players willing to step up.

“I think my first idea is to have five captains in the team,” said the boss (via BBC Sport). “But at the moment, I don’t know the names.

“We are looking at, looking for, who are the players whose personality is the best in the dressing room.”

‘Koscielny is the first captain now, and I have respect for that. Then we are looking for players whose personality is the best in the dressing room.

‘We want to keep the respect for these players and to find the captain.’ He added:

‘I want a team with confidence, personality, and intensity. I want them to be protagonists in each match.

Following his achilles injury, Koscielny is not set to return until the end of the year – meaning another man must step up and stake his claim.

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