Tue 01 March 2022 | 20:23

Zinchenko will be handed the Citizens’ armband

Manchester City’s Ukrainian star will be their captain against Peterborough.

Manchester City

has decided to give the captain armband to the club’s Ukrainian player

Oleksandr Zinchenko

in their FA Cup clash against

Peterborough United

; the Citizens’ captain


has handed the armband to the Ukraine international following the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis.

It isn’t the first time that Zinchenko feels the community’s support for him and his country as he was crying when the fans kept showing their love and support for the Ukrainians in the Citizens’ clash in the Premier League against


, but he was on the bench all that match, but now he will be

Pep Guardiola’s

captain in their FA Cup clash which shows the player’s importance for the club.

The important point in this incident is that the armband was initially given to Fernandinho, who is the club’s first captain, and was experiencing one of his rare starts this season, according to the club’s media news, but then the social media feeds were updated revealing that the Brazilian midfielder has decided to hand the armband to his Ukrainian friend instead of wearing it himself.

source: SportMob

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