Newly signed Manchester United midefider, Casemiro will wear No.18 jersey after his summer move to the Premier League giants, Newspremises reports.
The talented midfielder agreed to trade Real Madrid for Manchester United after both parties reached a truce at the negotiation table.
He will wear the No.18 jersey at United, which was previously worn by legendary midfielder Paul Scholes.
The Brazilian will officially say goodbye to the fans of Real Madrid at a press conference that is expected to be very emotional.
According to MARCA, Casemiro will take a flight to Manchester to be presented at Old Trafford in the run-up to the match against Liverpool. He will watch the game against Klopp’s charges from the stands.
Casemiro could make his long-awaited debut for Man United in their next Premier League game against Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium.
He is expected to bolster the ‘engine room’ for the Red Devils, who have struggled to impress so far this term after coming into the season off the back of a positive pre-season.
The 20-time English champions are winless in their opening two games – losing narrowly to Brighton at Old Trafford before crumbling to a harrowing 4-0 battering at the hands of Brentford.