Ilkay Gundogan named as Manchester City captain as four other players make the leadership group

Ilkay Gundogan Manchester City
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Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has been named as Manchester City captain.

Ilkay Gundogan takes the reigns from Fernandinho, with the last club captain before that being the iconic defender Vincent Kompany. 

The Manchester City squad also voted Kevin De Bruyne as vice-captain, as confirmed by Mike McGrath of The Telegraph.

Ruben Dias, Kyle Walker & Rodri complete the five-man leadership team as selected by members of the first team setup.