According to Jack Otway of The Express, Man United can get a leg up in their efforts to sign Erling Haaland if they offer him the No.7 jersey.
Manchester United are extremely keen on the 20-year-old and are among a number of clubs chasing his signature. With competition high, the club should be doing everything they can to gain an advantage.
The number 7 jersey is one of the club’s legendary squad numbers, it has been worn by the likes of Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Giving it to Haaland, United would be placing not only expectations but great faith in him. Whereas, there are other players that been giving the jersey number but their career with it was unsuccessful.
Haaland is currently a bigger asset and it is difficult to see the Germans give in unless their demands are met.
While the jersey may mean a lot to us, it may not be the same case for someone unassociated with the club such as Haaland.
The club will have to do a lot more than just maybe gestures to land the prolific Norwegian.