Tough, uncompromising, influential and hugely experienced - all reasons why Nemanja Vidic was the perfect choice to be captain of Manchester United.
However, with the Serbian's recent admission that he will be leaving the Premier League champions once his contract expires, the reigning Premier League champions' new manager David Moyes will have to find a new candidate.
Vidic is a tough act to follow as skipper and Moyes will have to choose carefully as appointing a player that is not suited to the role could have a negative effect on the side.
However, he would not be the first manager to appoint the wrong man as his leader on the pitch, there are plenty of players in the Premier League that should be wearing the armband but aren't.
GMS have whittled these down to five and put them in a lovely little slideshow for your pleasure, just click the necessary button below to see our best potential Captains Fantastic...