Ronaldo to Manchester United: Will Cristiano Ronaldo get his No 7 back from Cavani?- Manchester United has released pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo donning the Red Devils’ famous shirt for the first time since confirming his move back to Old Trafford. The images were shared across by the clubs’ official media channels on Tuesday night that saw Ronaldo wearing the clubs’ current home kit.
However, the images have been shared in such a way that they carefully avoid the back of the shirt. There have been no official updates on what shirt number will Ronaldo wear for United this season. Man United is still waiting for the Premier League to give them the green light that will see Ronaldo don the number 7 jersey.
Currently, Edinson Cavani holds the number 7 with the club looking to wait for an answer from the league bosses are mulling over for an unprecedented swap of the jersey post the start of the Premier League season.
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He added, “The years I spent in this club were absolutely amazing and the path we’ve made together is written in gold letters in the history of this great and amazing institution. I can’t even start to explain my feelings right now, as I see my return to Old Trafford announced worldwide.
“It’s like a dream come true, after all the times that I went back to play against Man United, and even as an opponent, to have always felt such love and respect from the supporters in the stands.”
The 36-year-old is currently away on international duty and is set to feature for Portugal for their upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers. After the 2 weeks international break, the Manchester United forward will be back in England for his potential second debut against Newcastle on September 11.