Steve Bruce has his say on the captaincy at Newcastle United
Newcastle United will be led by Jamaal Lascelles under Steve Bruce.
Lascelles was appointed skipper by Rafa Benitez three years ago.
The 25-year-old has led the club to the Championship title as well as 10th and 13th-placed finishes in the Premier League.
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Asked if Lascelles would keep the armband, head coach Bruce said: “Course he’ll be captain. Why would I want to change that? Absolutely. He’ll stay captain, for sure.”
Bruce will be in the dugout for Saturday’s game away to Preston North End.