Manchester United confirm Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the iconic No 7 jersey with Edinson Cavani to switch to No 21.. Manchester United have confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the iconic No 7 jersey after sealing an emotional return to Old Trafford.
Striker Edinson Cavani, who had worn the shirt last season, will now switch to the No 21 shirt vacated by Dan James, who joined Leeds in a £30m move last week.
The club confirmed the striker’s return to his old shirt number after being granted permission from the Premier League.
Ronaldo’s return was finally confirmed on Tuesday, August 31, with the Portugal star completing his dramatic move from Juventus and becoming a United player for the second time in his career.
The No 7 shirt has a rich history at Old Trafford after previously been worn by icons like George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, and David Beckham.