Shocking: Premier League disclosed given Ronaldo shirt Number
It appears as though Cristiano Ronaldo may yet still wear the No. 7 shirt on his return to Manchester United.
However, Premier League website listed him with the iconic number.
The 36-year-old superstar sealed a dramatic return to United on Friday having been heavily linked with a move to rivals Manchester City just hours before.
His move back to the club has prompted debate into which number he should wear for the upcoming season
Although, with Edinson Cavani currently occupying the No 7 shirt.
However, in a bizarre turn of events, the Premier League have now assigned the number to both players.
Section M Players’ Identification and Strip, of the Premier League Handbook for the 2021/22 season, states that:
“Before the commencement of each Season each Club shall allocate a different shirt number to each member of its first team squad.”
“While he remains with the Club a Player will retain his shirt number throughout the Season for which it was allocated.”
But with Cavani yet to make an appearance for the Red Devils this season
it’s yet to be seen whether he has handed the number over to the Portuguese star”
“despite reports suggesting players must retain the shirt number they’re registered his name”
“under unless they leave the club or are granted ‘special dispensation’.