Manchester United have confirmed that new signing Harry Maguire will wear the no.5 shirt for the Red Devils this season.
Maguire was announced as United’s third summer signing, arriving at Old Trafford from Leicester City. He wore the no.15 shirt at his former club, with the Foxes captain Wes Moran occupying the no.5 shirt.
However, the England international has previously won the no.5 at former clubs Sheffield United and Hully City, while he usually worn the no. 6 jersey on international duty.
Maguire could be seen for the first time in his new Manchester United shirt on Sunday’ match against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
But the club will provide an update as to whether or not Maguire will be in contention for the Chelsea game in a pre-match press conference on Friday.