Manchester United have revealed the shirt variety of new signing Wout Weghorst, following within the footsteps of a sure Belgian midfielder.
- Shirt with Weghorst’s hand no.27
- Fellaini used to win
- Might be for his United debut
WHAT HAPPENED? The Dutch striker has been handed the No.27 shirt, beforehand worn by Marouane Fellaini between 2013 and 2019 and lately worn by Alex Telles, who’s at present on mortgage at Sevilla. Weghorst, for his half, has by no means worn the quantity 27 in his profession, most frequently carrying the quantity 9, which he wore at Emmen, Wolsburg, AZ Alkmaar and Burnley.
BIGGER PICTURE: His current squad quantity announcement suggests Weghorst is accessible for choice for United’s upcoming Premier League video games, though Purple Devils boss Erik Ten Hag is but to substantiate whether or not he’ll embody the Dutchman in his squad. The 30-year-old featured in his new facet’s derby day win over rivals Manchester Metropolis on Saturday and can little question discover it uncommon to get on the pitch himself.
DID YOU KNOW? Gary Neville was the membership’s first ever quantity 27 following the introduction of workforce numbers, which he wore between 1992 and 1994 earlier than switching to his extra acquainted quantity 2 shirt.
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WHAT’S NEXT FOR WEGHORST? United face Crystal Palace within the league on Wednesday, which may provide the Dutch striker his first style of Premier League motion since his final look for Burnley in Could 2021.