Manchester United: New No.9 contenders (1)

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There is a significant omission in Manchester United's current squad list, with no player currently in possession of the esteemed No.9 shirt ahead of the imminent Premier League campaign.

Dimitar Berbatov was the last player to wear the number for the Old Trafford club but, since his sale to Fulham in the summer transfer window of last year, no person has yet to succeed the mercurial Bulgarian.

Robin van Persie was, at the end of last season, offered the opportunity to take on the No.9 shirt, but the Dutchman rejected it as a show of thanks to the supporters who had already forked out for a jersey bearing his No.20.

But, with the new squad numbers set to be announced, who will receive the honour of wearing the prestigious shirt? Here are some suggestions, including current Manchester United players, and potential arrivals…

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