Register Login Scores

LaLiga

Asensio Targets Teammate's Jersey Number

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has responded to reports that he turned down the No.7 jersey after Cristiano Ronaldo left, and reveals what squad number he really wants.

Click through the gallery to see the previous No.10s at Real Madrid.

Asesnsio has been enjoying a regular starting berth since Ronaldo left the club to join Juventus in the last transfer window.

There were reports that the 22-year-old was offered the coveted No.7, which was previously worn by Ronaldo and Raul.

However, he rubbished those reports, saying,"They didn't offer me the No. 7.

"The club never said anything to me about it and I didn't have the chance to decide," he told the media according to Sports Mole.

Asensio has however reveald that he would like to wear the No.10 jersey currently occupied by Luka Modric.
 
"It's a number I always liked," he said.
 
"But now it's in good hands. In the future I would like it."
 
 
Do you think Asensio should have been handed the No,7 Jersey? Let us know in the comment section below.

3 comments

Top 5

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

120 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Rest In Peace Khunadi 'Kaka' Nkoana!

14 Jul 07, 2020 07:28 PM in PSL

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

28 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

How Ndlovu Suffered Since Joining Pirates

51 Jul 07, 2020 09:25 AM in Orlando Pirates

Sirino Confirms He Splurged The Cash This New Mansion!

3 Jul 08, 2020 11:00 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

120 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

#KhuneSignsForPirates Breaks The internet!

13 Jul 08, 2020 08:41 AM in The Best Of The Rest

10 Confirmed Transfers You May Have Missed

1 Jul 05, 2020 12:00 PM in World News

Rest In Peace Khunadi 'Kaka' Nkoana!

14 Jul 07, 2020 07:28 PM in PSL

New Deal On The Cards For Sundowns Star

19 Jul 07, 2020 11:27 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

‘Some Teams Are Signing Goalkeepers To Make Them Back-Up’

27 Jul 07, 2020 04:31 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Inside Chiefs: The Amakhosi Pledge!

12 Jul 07, 2020 01:22 PM in Kaizer Chiefs