Manchester United new signing Casemiro who joined the club from current European Champions Real Madrid for a fee in the region of £70 million has recently revealed in an interview is Manchester United idol. The 30 year old Brazilian defensive midfielder who becomes the third Madrid player to join the red devils over the past two seasons has wasted no time in declaring his admiration for former united midfield maestro Paul Scholes staying that he idolized the English legend while growing up.
In anticipation of the Brazilians debut for his new employers a lot of United fans are curious about the jersey number the midfield general will be wearing. Sources inside Old Trafford has revealed that ahead of United’s fourth Premier League game against Southampton this Saturday the Brazilian will be wearing the number 18 jersey for United formerly worn by Portuguese team mate Bruno Fernandez. Manchester United will be looking to continue in winning ways after picking up their first win of the season against major rivals Liverpool.