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What Shirt Number Would Raphael Varane Get At Manchester United?

Manchester United started the summer with the signing of Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for a transfer fee of £72 million, and are now on the verge of securing the signature of Raphael Varane from Real Madrid in the coming days.

Raphael Varane is expected to have his medical with Manchester United this week ahead of a €50 million move, with personal terms not going to be a problem.

After the completion of the deal, the next thing would be to select a shirt number to be worn by the French man at the club. Varane Wears the number 5 shirt for Real Madrid, and the number 4 for the French national side.

So in this article, we will be looking at the shirt number that could be given to the 28 years old at Manchester United, after completing his move from Real Madrid.


1. Number 4

The number 4 shirt number at Manchester United is currently worn by Phil Jones. The England international has not been a regular in the United starting lineup and could likely leave the club before the start of the new season to try and revive his dieing career.

Raphael Varane could be offered the number 4 shirt, if Phil Jones leave the club this summer.


2. Number 12

The number 12 at Manchester United has been vacant since the departure of Chris Smalling last summer, which would be available for Raphael Varane to wear.

The 28 years might follow the footstep of the former Manchester United defender by picking the number 12 shirt.


3. Number 16

Marcos Rojo was the last United player that worn the number 16 shirt at the club, although the Argentine international didn't enjoy the best time at Manchester United, due to limited game time which was as a result of reoccurring injuries and bad form.

The number 16 shirt number has been vacant since he permanently leave Manchester United, which could be appealing to Rahael Varane.


4. Number 6

Paul Pogba is a senior player at Manchester United, but his future at the club seem to be uncertain this summer, with speculations about him wanting to leave the club before the start of the new season. Paris Saint German are reported to be interested in the signature of the French international.

Pogba currently wears the number 6 shirt at Manchester United, but could be available for Raphael Varane if he leaves the club this summer.


Do you think Pogba would stay at Manchester United this summer, or he should be sold before the start of next season?

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