Actual Madrid ahead Vinicius Junior has reportedly rejected the membership’s provide to don the enduring #7 shirt subsequent season. The Brazilian wears the #20 shirt for Los Blancos.
In keeping with ESPN Brazil, Madrid had been prepared at hand the #7 jersey to Vinicius, however he declined. He may have adopted within the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, Raul, Amancio, Raymond Kopa, Juanito and Emilio Butragueno by doing so.
Vinicius arrived on the Santiago Bernabeu from Flamengo in 2018 for €45 million. He wore the #20 with Mengão earlier than donning #25 when he first joined Les Merengues. He went again to #20 in 2020.
The Brazilian defined why he determined to alter shirt numbers, saying that it is his most popular quantity and has introduced him luck in his profession (by way of Actual Madrid Unofficial):
“Quantity 20 has introduced me good luck. In Flamengo, I used to be very blissful, and I made my debut carrying quantity 20. My first video games in skilled soccer had been with this quantity, and this season, I had the chance to alter, and I really feel extra snug.”
If Vinicius had taken the #7 shirt subsequent season, it will possible have meant Eden Hazard’s exit from the membership.
The Belgian attacker is Actual Madrid‘s present #7, however his future on the Bernabeu is doubtful. Switch knowledgeable Fabrizio Romano says that the previous Chelsea winger is predicted to go away in the summertime if a very good provide is available in.
Actual Madrid’s Nacho Fernandez weighing up choices as potential departure touted
Actual Madrid defender Fernandez is contemplating his future on the Santiago Bernabeu, together with his contract expiring on the finish of the season. The 33-year-old is a back-up possibility for Carlo Ancelotti, beginning 20 of 31 video games throughout competitions.
In keeping with Spanish outlet AS, Fernandez has garnered curiosity from Premier League golf equipment. Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers have been preserving tabs on the veteran defender.
The Spaniard has stated that he is nonetheless to decide on his future, telling the aforementioned supply:
“I’ve stated it many instances after each recreation: I attempt to stay within the current. As I stated earlier than, I’m dwelling one of the best second of my profession. The season began very sophisticated. I spent a daily second as a result of I didn’t really feel virtually essential. Now all the things has modified. It’s as if the scenario has circled.
“The contract with Madrid will not be going to alter something. Each summer time I speak to the membership. with the coach with my household, and we made the choice. The very fact of getting a contract or not makes me stay very calmly. Now I’m blissful right here on the membership, after all.”