After wearing the captain's armband in Wednesday's 3-0 friendly win over Sturm Graz, Thomas Vermaelen spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online.

The defender discussed:

  • the performance
  • taking the armband for the first time
  • taking a bigger role among the centre backs
  • playing alongside 'new boy' Djourou
  • developing a partnership with Koscielny
  • being contenders again this season

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22 Jul 2010