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Irons fans want new skipper – guess who?

A growing lobby of West ham fans are calling for Pablo Zabaleta to become West Ham United’s captain.

With Mark Noble dropped for the match at Burnley and looking unlikely to regain his position as an automatic selection the armband situation is being discussed more and more on ClaretandHugh forums.

Many do not believe Winston Reid is not vocal enough but that Zaba has captain written right the way through him with his experience, ability and total commitment to the cause.

Here are some of the random comments from CandH’s followers today after Zab told Andy Carroll his elbowing sending off was “nasty.”

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O Please make this guy captain of our squad.

O To me, Zab is every inch a captain. Experienced, sees the game well, not afraid to give ANY player a reality check!
What more does a team need?

O  Have just booked my tickets for Friday nights match I would love it if we saw Zab with the armband on

O I like Mark Noble but but would he, as captain, have come out and criticised Andy like this? Zab is proper captain material.

O I agree. He’s a 100%  winner and what he said about Carroll was spot on

O Zab every time -really impressed by his attitude. A winner.

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About Hugh5outhon1895

Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!" Follow on Twitter @hughsouthon

2 comments on “Irons fans want new skipper – guess who?

  1. Why are you running these sort of articles when our current captain has been sub for 1 game…very disrectful actually and stirring up crap hugh.

    • Give them another couple of weeks and they’ll be running an article asking for Declan Rice to be captain.

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