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The United Captaincy: Only Juan Man for the Job

In the summer departures of Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, and Patrice Evra, Manchester United not only lost ¾ of a Champions League winning back line, they lost the three most suitable candidates for the captaincy. The absence of these three senior figures, in conjunction with the retirement of Ryan Giggs, has left the United squad dauntingly thin in terms of notable leadership experience.

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Potential Manchester United captaincy candidates

Manchester United lost many legends both on and off the pitch this summer, and amongst those were three or four potential suitors for the next captaincy role, too. Those included the likes of Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand and the evergreen Ryan Giggs. Now Louis van Gaal has a tough decision to make.

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