Ben White, Arsenal defender admit that he was disappointed and missed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the striker who has to leave the team at this time.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. The 32-year-old Gabon forward has released the captain’s armband and banned from the team until the end of next year’s AFCON
With the cloud of Aubameyang’s future hanging over the north London club White was asked if it is affecting the rest of the dressing room ahead of their Boxing Day match against Norwich.
because Aubameyang has breached team discipline. which is not the first and only fault
Asked if Aubameyang’s drama had an impact on the team, White said: “It’s not. It’s good that the results came out. We are playing well.”
“Of course it was disappointing for Auba. But we all have to concentrate and we are working hard.”
“He’s a very nice person. we all miss him But it has to be the way it is.”
Arteta has yet to choose a permanent new captain. And when talking about his chances of being included in that choice, White said: “I’ve never been. But it would be an honor to be a captain.”
“I think I have a certain quality to be a captain. But we have to wait and see,” he said.