Monday, July 13, 2009

A new number 7

Best, Charlton, Cantona, Beckham, Ronaldo, and now Owen. Yes Owen. Manchester United announced today that former Kop hero Michael Owen will wear the famed number 7 shirt. It may sound a little strange to have the former Anfield legend wear the shirt, but if you think about it might make total sense.

People say Nani could one day fill Ronaldo's shoes, but giving him the famed jersey at this point in his career might bring him undo pressure.

Owen might not be the long term number 7 but he is a good choice to hang on to it in the short term until Nani is ready to take over full time.

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