Man United new signing Lukaku to wear number 9 shirt during 2017-18 campaign

The Belgium international joined Manchester United in a £75m deal from Everton earlier this week, and it had been claimed that Romelu Lukaku would take Wayne Rooney’s number 10 shirt at the Theatre of Dreams.

However, the Red Devils have revealed that Lukaku , who has signed a five-year contract with the Europa League holders, will wear the famous number nine shirt.

Fellow summer signing Victor Lindelof , meanwhile, has been handed the number two shirt ahead of the new season.

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