Chelsea signed Cesar Azpilicueta during the summer transfer window of 2012. The Spanish star has made a total of 305 appearances for Chelsea in the English Premier League. He has also won many major titles during his time at Stamford Bridge. Azpilicueta has served as Chelsea's captain for many years now. However, he is currently 32 years of age. It is important to note that his contract will expire by next year. Below are some players who have the capacity to replace Cesar Azpilicueta as Chelsea's captain.
1. N'Golo Kante
Kante has gathered a lot of experience in the English Premier League. He joined Chelsea under the management of Antonio Conte in the summer of 2016. Kante has the ability to replace Cesar Azpilicueta. Kante is not a selfish player. He tries to help his teammates on the field of play. This is why he makes so many tackles on the field of play. He has served as Chelsea's captain on a few occasions this year.
He has made 106 domestic appearances since he joined Chelsea in the summer of 2018. Jorginho is now regarded as one of the best midfielders in the entire world. He is also regarded as one of the favourites to win the Ballon d'Or award this year. Jorginho has also served as Chelsea's captain on numerous occasions this year. He has the experience to lead his teammates.
N'Golo Kante and Jorginho have the qualities to take over from Cesar Azpilicueta. However, Thomas Tuchel should appoint Jorginho instead of N'Golo Kante. This is because Jorginho is younger than Kante. He would serve Chelsea for more years. N'Golo Kante is 30 years of age while Jorginho is 29 years.
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