Chelsea appoint Reece James as new captain after Cesar Azpilicueta who recently bid farewell to the team, right-back, young star Get excited to wear the armband. But I know that There are important responsibilities ahead.
English Premier League club Chelsea have announced the appointment of Reece James as their new club captain. On Wednesday, August 9, he will take over from Cesar Azpilicueta, who left Stamford Bridge to join Atletico Madrid for free this summer. After being referred to to wear the armband with Thiago Silva during the pre-season tour of the ยูฟ่าเบท United States.
The 23-year-old progressed through the Blues ‘ academy before being sent on loan to Wigan Athletic in the Championship in 2018, making 46 appearances, scoring three goals. The good right-back was being coached by Frank Lampard at the time. Called for the 2019-2020 season and has been in the first team ever since. By playing all 147 matches, scoring 11 goals
“I am very happy to be given this role and responsibility. I know there’s a lot of work to be done because we’ve had great captains here in the past. But I’m excited, “The Navy Blue Lion defensive line said,” I’ve been with this club for most of my life. I started here at the age of six and getting through the academy was difficult. But going forward and being the captain It’s a great feeling for me and my family.”
On the side of Mauricio Pochettino, the Argentine team manager said this was a decision for himself and the club. We are delighted that Reece will captain the team this season. He leads by example. His attitude and commitment to Chelsea was evident throughout pre-season. He proudly wore the armband during the summer tour. And will take on the challenge of leading a team with his own approach and ideas.
Last season, James played just 16 times in the Premier League due to injury problems. While Chelsea finished 12th in the table. But this time, he has returned to his perfect physical condition. By preparing to lead the team to play the first big match in the top league in the 2023-2024 season with an open house to visit Liverpool on Sunday,