Barcelona are set to appoint four new captains with Lewandowski and Pedri Gonzalez included.
According to sources in Spain, Barcelona intends to elect an entirely new leadership group in 2023.
The armband is now worn by veteran midfielder Sergio Busquets, 34, who was named first-team captain at the beginning of last season. At the same time, defender Gerard Pique, 35, was elevated to vice-captaincy.
Jordi Alba, 33, joined the leadership team as the fourth-choice captain, replacing Sergi Roberto, 30, who was elected the third captain.
Javi Miguel, a Spanish journalist, claims that Barcelona anticipates losing all four players to transfer in 2023.
The Catalan giants are said to have already identified suitable replacements.
According to the source, Barcelona is planning to name 34-year-old Robert Lewandowski as one of their four new captains.
Pedri, who is only 19 years old, will also join the captaincy group. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 30, and defender Ronald Araujo, 23, will round out the group.
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The 25-year-old winger Ousmane Dembele, according to Miguel, is also being examined as “an option” despite a recent contract dispute with the team.
In the 3-0 victory over Elche on Saturday, Busquets, Pique, and Alba were all benched, while Roberto was not a member of the matchday roster.
Both Busquets and Roberto have contracts that expire at the end of the current campaign. They took Lionel Messi’s place as captain after the Argentine moved to PSG.
Pique has a contract with Barcelona through the summer of 2024, but the cash-strapped club is apparently hoping the seasoned defender will decide to leave the team this summer rather than finish the duration of his agreement there.
Alba, on the other hand, is also under contract with Barcelona until 2024 but might be sold the next summer to raise money.
The possibility of leadership changes at Barcelona has stirred discussion on social media, with supporters of rival Real Madrid quick to mock the Catalan club.