Christian Eriksen has been given his new shirt quantity by Manchester United forward of the 2022/23 season.
The Dane accomplished his transfer to Old Trafford final week after opting to go away Brentford at the top of his six-month contract.
Now that he’s formally a Red Devil, Eriksen has been assigned a staff quantity.
The midfielder will take up the quantity 14 beforehand awarded to Jesse Lingard, who left in June after his contract expired.
Before Lingard, quantity 14 belonged to Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, whereas the oft-forgotten Zoran Tosic held it earlier than the Mexican’s arrival.
Eriksen has by no means worn the quantity 14 shirt in his membership profession, however performed it briefly with the Danish nationwide staff in 2011, however has since worn the quantity 10 for his nation.
He wore the numbers 51 and eight at Ajax, 23 at Tottenham, 24 at Inter and 21 most just lately at Brentford.
New signing Lisandro Martinez has chosen to take the quantity six shirt at Man Utd, after relinquishing the 21 he had at Ajax.
With Eriksen additionally passing 21, hopeful followers suspect it’s reserved for switch goal Frenkie de Jong, who has worn the quantity for many of his skilled profession.
90min understands Man Utd and Barcelona have a broad settlement in place concerning a switch, however it is being held up by De Jong’s insistence on receiving £17m in deferred wages. Still, the Red Devils are prepared to look ahead to the problem to be resolved.