Faraj Ben Lahousine, Media365, posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 6:39 pm
The PSG captain for the season will be elected by his teammates. Players will vote this Tuesday to choose who wears the armband.
Paris Saint-Germain captain since 2020 and the departure of Thiago Silva to Chelsea, Marquinhos can no longer wear the red and blue armband this season. As coach Luis Enrique confirmed last week at a press conference, he will not name the captain. “This is not my choice but the choice of the players. (…) My experience has shown me that this is not my job Because then he will be the captain of the coach. No, it should be the choice of the players”, said, among other things, the former coach of Spain.
This appointment will be decided after the elections that will be held on Tuesday. According to journalist Fabrice Hawkins of RMC SportsHowever, the first ballot was in favor of Marquinhos A second vote will be held, this time by secret ballot. France’s captain since Hugo Lloris retired from international football, Kylian Mbappe is also stepping up, and he’s in charge of Paris Saint-Germain. Not just penalty kicks. However, Danilo is also a serious candidate.
The Portuguese had already inherited this job during the first day against Lorient when Marquinhos sat on the bench while Kylian Mbappe was still excluded from the professional group.