Summer time signing Stewart, 29, has been confirmed as new membership captain.
The centre-back will lead the Dons out within the season opener away to Peterhead within the Premier Sports activities Cup tomorrow.
Winger Matty Kennedy is assured newly-appointed captain Anthony Stewart will drive Aberdeen ahead within the new season.
Stewart was secured this summer season on a two-year deal following the expiration of his contract with League One Wycombe Wanderers.
Kennedy, 27, says, regardless of ‘massive character’ Stewart solely being at Pittodrie for just a few weeks, he already felt just like the crew’s chief.
He mentioned: “Anthony has been sensible since he got here in.
“He’s a giant character. I’m certain he’ll push us ahead.
“It’s solely been just a few weeks, however you get the sensation he’s a frontrunner already.
“Anthony is at all times in search of perfection on the coaching floor.”
Stewart spent 10 seasons at Wycombe Wanderers and received the League One play-off closing at Wembley with the membership in 2020.
His closing efficiency was at Wembley in Could this 12 months when Wycombe misplaced the League One play-off closing 2-0 to Sunderland.
Stewart was so common at Wycombe there was an outcry from followers when he left for Aberdeen.
Northern Eire worldwide Kennedy, who had performed for a number of golf equipment down south, mentioned: “I performed towards Wycombe an excellent few occasions and so they had been at all times horrible video games.
“Defensively they had been at all times strong and also you by no means loved enjoying towards them.”
Stewart captained Aberdeen on his debut on Wednesday within the 7-1 pleasant defeat of Highland League Brechin Metropolis.