🚨 BREAKING: Granit Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy
🚨 BREAKING: Granit Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy
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🚨 BREAKING: Granit Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has confrimed that Granit Xhaka has been stripped of his captaincy following his outburst with fans in the game against Crystal Palace.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been appointed captain after donning the armband in the 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers last weekend. 

Xhaka reacted angrily to being jeered off by his own supporters in their 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace and capped his ear then appeared to tell supporters to "f*** off" before taking off his jersey and leaving the pitch.

The Swiss international missed the EFL Cup penalty shootout loss against Liverpool and Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

Speaking in a press conference ahead of their clash against Vitoria Guimaraes, Emery revealed that Xhaka has been stripped of his captaincy, "I had a meeting with him and told him he is no longer in the captain's group."

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