Cristiano Ronaldo Will Stay as No.7 at Chelsea or Challenge the Curse Number 9?

Cristiano Ronaldo is widely rumored to be joining Chelsea in the upcoming 2020/2021 season. If you were right to defend the Blues, what number would the 35-year-old player use?

Chelsea have big ambitions in the transfer market early in the upcoming 2020/2021 season. After being stopped in two 2019/2020 transfer markets, the Blues now have a lot to spend.

Judge Ziyech was already in the shopping bed. While Timo Werner is still at the cashier. Not satisfied with the two players, Chelsea are now associated with big names namely Cristiano Ronaldo.

Rumor from Spain said that Chelsea are ready to pour funds reaching 108 million pounds in order to land the Juventus star player at Stamford Bridge.

Ronaldo’s Number at Chelsea

Throughout his career, Cristiano Ronaldo is identical to the back number 7. Not only used on the field, the back number 7 is also attached to Ronaldo personally. Ronaldo has several business networks under the CR7 brand.

However, Ronaldo has also used a number of other jersey numbers. While still defending Sporting CP, the Portugal national team captain used number 28. Ronaldo also used the number 9 back at Real Madrid.

In the Portugal national team, Ronaldo began his career at a senior level with a jersey number 17. At that time, there was Luis Figo who used number 7. When Luis Figo retired, that number belonged to Ronaldo until now.

Well, at Chelsea, if Ronaldo were to move, he might not be able to use the back number 7. Because, that number already belongs to N’Golo Kante.

Ronaldo has a chance to use the number 7 shirt at Chelsea. If N’Golo Kante leaves Chelsea. In addition, Kante is a submissive type of player. He is very likely to give jersey number 7 to Ronaldo.

Dare to Take Number 9 Challenge?

Shirt number 9 has a ‘curse’ at Chelsea. There are some top players who failed with that number namely Mateja Kezman, Hernan Crespo, Khalid Boulahrouz, Fernando Torres, Radamel Falcao, and Alvaro Morata.

Ronaldo never used number 9 at Real Madrid in 2009/2010. He could try to challenge the curse number 9 at Chelsea, but that number is still used by Tammy Abraham.

Two numbers that may be empty at Chelsea next season are 10 and 11. Because, William and Pedro’s contract will expire and there is no sign of getting a new contract. This number can also be an option for Ronaldo.

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