first_imgRelatedPosts Aguero could be out of action until November, Guardiola says UCL: Benfica kicked out by player who left club one week earlier + other results MultiChoice unveils sport channels, content line-up Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has been replaced as captain by James Ward-Prowse.Hojbjerg, 24, has repeatedly been linked with a move away from the club and recently expressed a desire to play in the Champions League. The Denmark international, signed from Bayern Munich in 2016, has just over 12 months left on his contract.England midfielder Ward-Prowse will take over as captain for the remainder of the 2019-20 season.Speaking at a press conference prior to the resumption of the Premier League, Hasenhuttl said: “No, he [Hojbjerg] will not be captain.“We had an agreement, and [I] made clear that if you decide not to extend your contract, you will not be captain of this team.“He knows that he is an important player for this club. I think we have found a good agreement.” Hojbjerg has made more 100 Premier League appearances for Southampton.Tags: Pierre-Emile HojbjergRalph HassenhuttlUEFA Champions Leaguelast_img

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