Arsenal Names Odegaard As New Captain Next Season

Martin Odegaard, a Norwegian international, has been named the new captain of Arsenal.

On Saturday, a statement from the Gunners was posted on their website.

Prior to the agreement being final, Odegaard transferred from Real Madrid to Arsenal in January 2021.

We are pleased to announce that Martin Odegaard has been named our new men’s first-team captain, according to a statement on

“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, 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.”