Manchester United confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the No. 7 shirt after he re-joined the club from Juventus.
The Old Trafford side announced Ronaldo had officially signed on Monday after posting confirmation of an agreement with the player to make the move the previous Friday.
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And on Thursday, moments after posting a a teaser clip of a United shirt with Ronaldo’s name on the back, announced he would wear the No. 7 shirt he wore during his first spell at the club and which has become part of his CR7 brand.
Edinson Cavani had initially been handed the No. 7 shirt at the start of the campaign, having worn it last season, and appeared in the victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers in it.
However, he is expected to take the No. 21 shirt — vacated by Daniel James following hid departure to Leeds United — which Cavani wears while playing for Uruguay.