Breaking: Casemiro Handed Manchester United Iconic Shirt Number

The Red Devils have unveiled jersey number for their latest signing Casemiro

The Brazilian who joined recently from Real Madrid will be hoping to make his first appearance when the club faces Southampton this weekend.

Ahead of his debut match, Casemiro has been handed the jersey number worn by several Manchester United greats who have contributed alot to the achievements of the club including Paul Scholes.

Casemiro is seen as an important part of the midfield and Erik ten Hag after losing out race to land Frankie de Jong will be relying on the Real Madrid ace.

Following the switch to the number 8 jersey by Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro will now wear the number 18 formerly worn by Bruno Fernandes.

Unveiled on their Twitter page and website, Manchester United announced that Casemiro will wear the number 18.

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