Vincent Kompany believes the club's next captain is already a member of the first team squad.
The Belgian, who has always received praise for his leadership qualities at the Etihad club, has singled out one of the team's current stars as captain material.
He believes that attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva has the temperament and personality to take on the role.
Kompany hugely admires the winger, saying to RMC in France: "I say to him often you are 50 per cent clown, 50 per cent leader.
"When he becomes 25 per cent clown, 75 per cent leader he will become the captain of this team.
"He is so strong and to be honest there is nobody who deserves this title more."