English Premiership

Janujaz takes over Giggs' number

2014-08-14 12:21
Adnan Januzaj (Getty Images)
Cape Town - Manchester United have handed Belgian youngster Adnan Januzaj the iconic number 11 jersey ahead of the new EPL season.

Following the retirement of club legend Ryan Giggs at the end of last season, Adnan Januzaj has been awarded the number 11 jersey for the 2014/15 English Premiership campaign.

The club announced their squad numbers ahead of their opening EPL clash against Swansea City on Saturday, August 16.

Captain Wayne Rooney continues in the number 10 jersey while new signing Luke Shaw takes over the number 3 jersey.

Following his mega-money move to United, Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera will wear jersey number 21.

The Manchester giants took to Twitter to confirm the jersey announcement:

Shirt numbers for the 2014/15 season:

1. De Gea; 2. Rafael; 3. Shaw; 4. Jones; 6. Evans; 8. Mata; 10. Rooney; 11. Januzaj; 12. Smalling; 13. Lindegaard; 14. Chicharito; 16. Carrick; 17. Nani; 18. Young; 19. Welbeck; 20. van Persie; 21. Herrera; 22. Powell; 23. Cleverley; 24. Fletcher; 25. Valencia; 26. Kagawa; 28. Anderson; 29. Zaha; 30. Varela; 31. Fellaini; 34. Lawrence; 35. Lingard; 36. Vermijl; 38. M Keane; 39. Thorpe; 40. Amos; 41. James; 42. Blackett; 45. Petrucci; 46. Rothwell; 48. W Keane; 49. Wilson; 50. Johnstone.

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