Cristiano Ronaldo keeps pushing for a Man United exit. The Red Devils are reportedly unwilling to sell their star striker but there’s still a chance he leaves the club this summer.
He wears the iconic No. 7 shirt at United. Who would take up this number if he leaves the club? Let’s take a look.
The Englishman wore No. 7 at Dortmund.
His current squad number at United is 25. He could be tempted to take up a number 7 in case Ronaldo leaves. It would further reflect his standing as one of the leaders on the pitch.
The Danish international’s favorite squad number is 23, which he wore at Tottenham. This number is currently occupied by Luke Shaw.
With no signs that Shaw is leaving, Eriksen could be handed a no. 7 shirt as a sign of Ten Hag’s reported desire to make him a key player at United.
Frenkie de Jong
The midfielder’s favourite shirt number is 21. He wears it for both Barca and the Netherlands national team.
It’s free for him to take up as previous holder Edinson Cavani has already left the club.
But if De Jong wants a change, a seven could be a fitting figure. He scored his first goal for the Netherlands national team with a seven on his back.
The forward’s shirt number at Ajax is 11. At United, this number is still assigned to Mason Greenwood.
If Greenwood keeps his number for the 2022/23 season, Antony could be given a number 7. He played with 7 on his back at Sao Paolo.