By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Sebastian Rode named new Frankfurt captain

Sebastian Rode takes over the captain's armband at Eintracht Frankfurt.
New Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner has selected Sebastian Rode as his captain for the 2021/22 season.

The 30-year-old central midfielder takes over the responsibility from Japanese veteran Makoto Hasebe.

"As a true Hessian with his great experience and personality, Sebastian Rode is the ideal captain for our team and a strong representative of Eintracht Frankfurt," explained Glasner.

"This also applies to his deputies Makoto Hasebe and Martin Hinteregger. Together with Kevin Trapp in goal, we have a fantastic axis."

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