Diogo Dalot reveals he asked Manchester United for this shirt number

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Manchester United right-back Diogo Dalot has revealed he chose to wear the no.20 shirt because the no.2 shirt was unavailable.

According to Dalot, he wanted the no.2 shirt when he joined Manchester United in 2018 but was denied his wish, with Victor Lindelof having taken the number after joining in 2017. the previous summer.

Asked about his favourite squad number during a Q&A on the club’s website, Dalot said: “When I came to the club, I gave a straight answer to the reporter. I think he asked me the same question.

“My favourite is always the number two which, at the time and now, it’s being worn by Victor. So it was not available at the time and it’s still not. Then I was turning 20 years in that year, so number 20 sounded good for me as well.

“Seeing the legends who had worn the number as well, it’s been a good number. I like it so hopefully it can bring me luck as well as it did for Robin and Ole.”