With the departures of the Spaniards Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets, FC Barcelona was left with only Sergi Roberto as one of its four captains.. However, the culé club made official this Friday the new three names that will accompany Sergi Roberto in the captaincy.
To the youth squad player and footballer who has been at the club the longest, He will be accompanied by the German Marc-André Ter Stegen as second captain, the Dutchman Frenkie de Jong as third and the Uruguayan Ronald Araujo as fourth.
This decision came from the concentration of FC Barcelona in Los Angeles, United States, where the squad voted for the substitutes for the two vacancies left by Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.
Araujo himself had already been considered for the position: “I don’t care if I’m a captain or not, I’m a born leader”, confessed the Uruguayan after the first training session in Los Angeles.
For his part, Frenkie de Jong was also recognized as a leader in the locker room with the fourth captaincy. The Dutchman, who had other better offers, chose to stay at Barça, his team since he was a child, with whom he has a contract until June 2026.
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