5) Robin Van Persie
Inspired Arsenal as a "One man team" for Arsenal after departure of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri. His leadership leads Arsenal to ended up in top-four phase on that season even lots of unavailable player on that time.
4) Mikel Arteta
A leader from Spanish that control the midfield area of the pitch. Communicate well with the player on the pitch. One of the influence Arsenal captain in Arsenal Football Club
3) Per Mertesacker
A German international emerged as a one of the most influenced captain as he is typical commanding type. Not just a captain for a club, but also for country,
2) Tony Adams
Referred to as Mr. Arsenal, Tony Adams dedicated his entire Footballing career to The Gunners. He became Arsenal’s youngest ever captain in 1988- aged just 21 years and 82, eventually leading the Club to nine major trophies, including League titles in three different decades.
Despite facing personal troubles, Tony was the optimization of leadership on the pitch, bringing the best out of his team-mates and putting himself on the line time and time again for the Club he so dearly loved and fought for.
After fourteen years as Skipper, and nine major honours, Tony finally retired in 2002, leaving behind a legacy of aggressive leadership and defending. His statue resides outside of the Emirates Stadium.
1) Patrick Vierra
In 2002, following the retirement of Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira took over as Club Captain. He was already a fan favourite, impressing the Arsenal faithful since his displays in 1996.
Patrick made history by becoming Arsenal’s first ever foreign captain. He led Arsenal with distinction, lifting the FA Cup in 2003 before Skippering The Invincibles in the 2003/04 season which followed. At this time, Patrick was probably the Premier League’s finest midfielder, helping Wenger’s Arsenal become a major force in England and Europe once more.