Manchester United followers have criticised the membership’s choice at hand Edinson Cavani the famed No.7 shirt.
The Uruguayan striker signed on switch deadline day on a free switch following his summer time departure from Paris Saint-Germain, placing pen to paper on one yr take care of the choice of an additional 12-months.
Cavani will put on the No.7 shirt throughout his first season at United, following in a protracted line of legendary figures to have worn the quantity.
But, after the membership’s failure to signal Jadon Sancho within the switch window, it has not gone down nicely amongst supporters who imagined that the England worldwide would inherit the jersey.
Sancho was United’s high switch goal all through the summer time however they’ve as soon as once more didn’t signal him as Borussia Dortmund held agency of their stance that he wouldn’t be leaving for the reason that membership’s deadline of August 10 handed.
Whereas not giving up on the switch, United had been unwilling to pay Dortmund’s 120 million euro valuation in an up entrance cost, leading to Sancho remaining at Sign Iduna Park for at the least one other season.
Lacking out on Sancho has angered plenty of supporters for the reason that window shut at 11pm on Monday and seeing Cavani get the No.7 as a substitute of the 20-year-old has rubbed salt within the wounds.
Loads of followers have argued that the celebrated quantity ought to have gone to a participant set for a long-term future at Outdated Trafford as a substitute of a 33-year-old coming to the tip of his profession.
While the No.7 is held in excessive esteem by followers and gamers alike – after being worn by legends like Eric Cantona, Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham – its latest historical past at United has been chequered.
Alexis Sanchez, Memphis Depay and Angel Di Maria are the three most up-to-date occupiers of the quantity and none managed to make a lot of an impression at Outdated Trafford.