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Mason Greenwood switches squad numbers to become 's new No 11... but No 7 is still free for next season leaving fans salivating over Jadon Sancho taking the iconic shirt Mason Greenwood has been given the number 11 shirt at   The winger used to wear number 26 and had a breakthrough season last term  Greenwood will wear the number worn by United legend Ryan Giggs for 25 years He will not wear the number 7 shirt worn by Cristiano Ronaldo in the past United fans hope that 's Jadon Sancho will be the next no.7 

By Sam Blitz For Mailonline

Published: 14:14 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 14:37 BST, 4 September 2020

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Mason Greenwood has been handed the number 11 shirt at for the 2020-21 season.

The 18-year-old, who wore the number 26 shirt up until now, had a superb breakthrough season at Old Trafford last term as he scored 17 goals in all competitions for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. 

Greenwood's superb form saw him called up by England manager Gareth Southgate for September's international fixtures and the winger is expected to play a key role in the United first-team squad next season.

Mason Greenwood has been handed the number 11 shirt by Manchester United this season

Mason Greenwood has been handed the number 11 shirt by this season

The 18-year-old will wear the number worn by legendary United winger Ryan Giggs (right)

The 18-year-old will wear the number worn by legendary United winger Ryan Giggs (right)

The number 11 shirt at was worn by Ryan Giggs for nearly 25 years. The Welsh winger played 963 times for the Red Devils between 1991 and 2014, scoring 168 goals. 

Fellow legends Mark Hughes and Andrey Kanchelskis have also worn the number over the years. 

Since Giggs' retirement six years ago, the shirt was handed over to Adnan Januzaj for two years, before Anthony Martial was given the number after Jose Mourinho handed over

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