Man United landing Cristiano Ronaldo while Edinson Cavani is still occupying the number 7 has left many questioning
The Red Devils completed a super summer deal to reunite with Cristiano Ronaldo after seeing strong rivals close in on completing a shocking deal for his signature.
But since his arrival, the Portuguese is yet to assigned a shirt number but the club have confirmed of him joining.
Considering the fact that he used to occupy the current jersey number presently occupied by Edinson Cavani, Ronaldo’s new number is yet to be known.
But concerning the number 7 jersey, a top tier reporter has revealed, there are no plans of stripping Cavani of the number 7 jersey neither is he leaving suddenly to make space for Ronaldo.
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Rather, according to him; Edinson Cavani is keeping the number 7 jersey while Ronaldo will get a new number.
This leaves Ronaldo with no other option than changing to other numbers which includes the number 28 occupied by on-loan Facundo Pellistri.
The 28 used to be Ronaldo’s number back in Sporting Lisbon before he joined Man United.
Another number he could pick is the number 9 currently occupied by Anthony Martial should United choose to sell the Frenchman.
Currently Ronaldo is yet to be assigned a jersey number.