Who Should Replace Sebastian Kehl as Borussia Dortmund Captain?

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Who Should Replace Sebastian Kehl as Borussia Dortmund Captain?
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Borussia Dortmund will have a new captain this season, following 34-year-old midfielder Sebastian Kehl's decision to step down from the post for his final season at the Bundesliga club. 

This now means that coach Jurgen Klopp will be forced to pick a new leader among his title-contending squad and award them the great honour of becoming the new captain of Dortmund. 

Kehl, who joined the club at the age of 20, has played over 250 league matches for Dortmund and was universally respected at the Westfalenstadion and across the league as one of the few players to have stuck by the Bundesliga side through their financial troubles a decade ago. 

So who does Klopp pick as his new captain for the coming season? Here are a few of our top selections from amongst the current squad. 

 

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