Pique gives his captain armband to teammates

THE CLUB WILL DECIDE AFTER THE WORLD CUP

Barça's candidates to replace Piqué as captain

Published:8/11/2022 - 14:40h

Updated:8/11/2022 - 14:40h

Piqué's departure has left one of Barça's captaincies vacant. In this way, Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba, will be the second and third of Sergio Busquets, respectively, while the fourth would be defined

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With the goodbye of Gerard Hammered to the FC Barcelona and the end of his career like active footballer, no only remains opened the incógnita of the possible spare that the club would look for him in the market of signings if it considers necessary to add a defender more to his rows, but also the one of who has to assume the functions in his quality of captain of the Barcelona team in front of his absence.

Of this way, there would be some modifications in the hierarchy, that would remain headed by Sergio Busquets, gone on down Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba, leaving vacant the fourth square. This subject could resolve once finalised the Glass of the World, with the resumption of the activity to level of clubs. Besides, there would be several roads for the designation of the fourth captain.

One of them would consist in a direct and secret vote by part of each one of the members of the staff of the first team, whereas the another would leave the decision in hands of the staff technical directed by Xavi Hernández. The inactivity owing to the stop mundialista will allow that the club can handle this subject with more calm and like this possibly have a clear-cut name in December.

The applicants to the fourth captaincy

Until the moment, have stirred two names of weight like the player that would have to be the chamber in the hierarchical order. One of them is Marc-André Ter Stegen, the one who already has had the bracelet in occasions in which any of the four captains has been able to be present, by what taking in account his antiquity could be chosen to occupy this role.

However, there is another name on the table and is the one of Robert Lewandowski. The leadership of the Pole in the field to very little time to having arrived to the Barcelona team has been key in function of the improvements that has presented the Barça in the season in spite of the problems to advance in the Champions. His designation like such would not be a surprise, although yes 'would jump' above other players with more antgüedad.

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