Amrabat wore the cursed shirt after moving to Manchester United due to injury.

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Sofiane Amrabat, midfielder who joins Manchester United on a season-long loan from Fiorentina. Wore a shirt with a cursed number at Old Trafford

   New Manchester United signing Sofiane Amrabat will have to contend with some history at Old Trafford after being given the ‘cursed’ number 4 shirt. Amrabat joins the Red Devils on deadline day on a season-long loan from Fiorentina, with Red Devils manager Erik ten Hag having been chasing the midfielder for most of the summer. But he will have to wait to make his debut at least after the international break.

Amrabat wore the cursed shirt after moving to Manchester United due to injury.

          While Amrabat eventually moved to Manchester United, the Moroccan had a difficult job to do immediately. That’s because the army The Red Devils have confirmed he will wear the number 4 shirt during his time in Manchester.  They issued a statement saying that Amrabat’s shirt number is now At Manchester United it has been confirmed. After the loan move from Fiorentina was completed. The Moroccan midfielder was one of four signings on deadline day alongside. Altay Bayindir, Jonny Evans and Sergio Reguilon on Friday. Amrabat will wear the number 4 shirt previously owned by Phil Jones , who left the club this summer when his contract expired.

         This means that the jersey number has a rather poor history. Jones is the last player to wear the number. The number was given to him after he joined from Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2011. But the Englishman met a terrible end to his Manchester United career, having spent 20 years Months was on the sidelines due to injury. He missed Ten Hag’s first full season as manager before being released in May.

 Jones isn’t the only one struggling with the shirt. With previous owner Owen Hargreaves enduring a rough spell at Old Trafford after the season. An impressive debut This midfielder was injured. In fact The Englishman made just five appearances in all competitions in his final three years at United. Looking back, Juan Sebastian Veron was handed the number 4 shirt when he arrived in 2001. While That his time at Old Trafford started off well. But he quickly became second choice and was sold to Chelsea just two years after his arrival. 

          According to The Athletic, Manchester United’s medical team discovered. Amrabat suffered a minor back injury while he was undergoing a medical examination last week. And because they had not found any serious problems, they were able to push through the transfer. The Red Devils hope he will be fit in time for the first game against Brighton and Amrabat hopes he can.
Channeling success in the same way as legendary Manchester United captain Steve Bruce, who wore number 4 instead of the unfortunate owner of the shirt.