Norwegian footballer, Martin Odegaard has been named captain of Arsenal.
Odegaard signed a permanent contract with Arsenal in 2021 after spending the second half of the season on loan with the Gunners.
He is the captain of both Arsenal and the Norwegian Men’s Football Team. According to transfermrkt, he’s scored 9 goals and made 7 assists in 60 appearances since joining from Real Madrid.
The club made the announcement on their official website. It read:
We are delighted to announce that Martin Odegaard has been named our new men’s first-team captain.
The 23-year-old has made a huge impact since arriving at Emirates Stadium from Real Madrid in January 2021, initially on loan, and has gone on to play 60 times and scoring nine goals.
Odegaard has experience of wearing the armband, having been Norway captain since March 2021, whom he has won 43 caps for.
We wish Martin every success as our captain.Www.Arsenal.com