Manchester United have officially signed and announced the Portuguese international defender, Diogo Dalot, from the Portuguese league champions, Porto FC, where the young defender impressed during the past season.
Manchester United secured the second signing by signing Diogo Dalot a couple of days ago, and the next thing Manchester United fans are looking for is to know the shirt number the 19 years old Portuguese defender may be wearing during his debut season at the Old Trafford.
According to Manchester Evening News, Diogo Dalot has several options to choose from regarding his squad number where several numbers are available, and some numbers are iconic and were worn by Manchester United legends.
Manchester United may offer Dalot the shirt number 13, which was a shirt worn by a right defender as well before, John Curtis, and other players such as Ji Sung Park.
Moreover, the shirt number 15 could be a huge number for Diogo Dalot’s debut season as this shirt number was worn by two Manchester United legends earlier in their careers such as David Beckham and Paul Scholes.
In addition, the shirt number 16 is available as well after the retirement of Manchester United’s midfielder, Michael Carrick, and other players are expected to be leaving Manchester United such as Marouane Fellaini who was wearing the shirt number 27, and Matteo Darmian who was wearing the shirt number 36 during his career at Manchester United which makes them available for Diogo Dalot as well.