Ronaldo wore the No 28 shirt at Sporting Lisbon, but Sir Alex Ferguson insisted he wore the No 7 shirt, previously worn by David Beckham, Eric Cantona and George Best, at Old Trafford.
Jamie Vardy found things so tough during his first season at Leicester City that he considered ending his football career and heading to Ibiza to become a party rep on the Spanish island.
Wenger’s backroom team are increasingly worried about their futures. The hierarchy intend to make a number of behind-the-scenes changes regardless of whether Wenger signs a new deal.
The Liverpool legend says Rooney has failed to make a successful switch from striker to deep-lying midfielder. And as a result, Souness believes Rooney has endured his ‘worst season’ as a professional.
KIERAN GILL – THE NUMBERS GAME: In 2010, Zinedine Zidane said of Eden Hazard: ‘He’s very good and is going to get even better. I would take him to Madrid with my eyes closed.’
City have the chance to pile on the misery over the next few weeks. Three weeks after the top-four showdown at the Emirates they meet again in a Wembley FA Cup semi-final on April 23.
Craig Burley and Steve Nicol argue about whether West Brom are capable of taking advantage of a depleted Man United squad. Tony Pulis relishes the chance to manage against some of the top opposition and managers in the world. Former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has said he left Old Trafford at the right time…