Man United announce squad numbers: Memphis to wear iconic No.7

Manchester United have announced their squad numbers ahead of the 2015/16 season, and have confirmed that new boy Memphis Depay will take over from Angel Di Maria in the number seven jersey.

Announcing the numbers via their official website the club have confirmed that Memphis Depay will don the famous shirt now that Angel Di Maria has departed for Paris Saint Germain (via BBC).

He will also follow on in the footsteps of such legends like George Best, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and fans will hope that he has the necessary mentality to live up to the expectations placed upon him in that particular shirt.

Elsewhere, his fellow new arrivals have all been handed interesting numbers, too. Bastian Schweinstieger will continue to wear the number 31 shirt he became synonymous with at Bayern Munich – pushing Maroune Fellaini to the number 27, while midfield partner Morgan Schneiderlin will feature in the number 28.

Full-back Matteo Darmian has been handed the number 36 and goalkeeper Sergio Romero will wear the number 20.

Luke Shaw has switched the number three jersey for the number 23, and young forward James Wilson has moved from 49 to 19.

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