EPL: Solskjaer reveals how Ronaldo demanded no.7 shirt from Cavani


United , Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed that it was Cristiano Ronaldo who phoned Cavani and about wearing the no.7 on his return to the .

Cavani has been wearing the shirt which Ronaldo wore during his first .

However, following the 36--old’s arrival from Juventus, he spoke with Cavani and asked to take it back.

Cavani will now wear the no. 21 shirt which became vacant after Daniel joined Leeds United.

Solskjaer said: “It’s one of these things that Edison has been , played really, really well last season. Cristiano rang Edinson and they spoke with each other.

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“To pass up his shirt, it just shows the respect he’s got for Cristiano but also Cristiano speaking to Edinson shows the respect the other way. Two top, top professionals and players and human beings.”


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