Manchester United followers imagine Mason Greenwood’s swap to the No.11 shirt quantity means Jadon Sancho would be the membership’s new No.7.
United introduced that each Greenwood and Brandon Williams will put on new squad numbers for the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
Greenwood, 18, was handed the No.11 jersey beforehand worn by United legends Ryan Giggs, George Greatest and Sir Bobby Charlton. The quantity was vacant after Anthony Martial took the No.9 shirt following Romelu Lukaku’s departure to Inter Milan.
Williams shall be given the No.33 shirt beforehand held by Paddy McNair.
The No.11 shirt was one of many potential choices for Sancho to take if he accomplished a switch to United from Borussia Dortmund this summer time.
Sancho stays a precedence switch goal for United who nonetheless hope to finalise a deal for the 20-year-old earlier than the window shuts on October 5. MEN Sport perceive United have nonetheless not discovered a decision over Sancho’s wage expectations and the brokers’ charges throughout talks along with his consultant Emeka Obasi and the middleman Marco Lichtsteiner, performing on behalf of Dortmund.
United followers imagine that the one logical possibility for Sancho is No.7 shirt following Greenwood’s swap to No.11.
United nice Rio Ferdinand believes Sancho ought to solely take the quantity beforehand worn by the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo if he can commit his long-term future to the membership.
He mentioned again in Might: “Sure, I might [give him no.7], he’s that sort of character.
“He is acquired a conceit about him, it is what you need on a soccer pitch, they’d embrace that. So sure, I’d give it to him and put that stress proper on his shoulders!”