Mbappe To Take Zidane’s Iconic Shirt Number At Real
Real Madrid have reserved Zinedine Zidane’s iconic No 5
shirt for Kylian Mbappe, according to AS.
The LaLiga giants are confident of signing the player from
Paris Saint-Germain, despite a second bid of €180million
being knocked back by the Ligue 1 club.
Mbappe currently wears no 7 for PSG and no 10 for
But Real have reserved their no 5 shirt for him, as Eden
Hazard wears no 7 and Luka Modric has taken the no 10
Mbappe has always dreamed of playing for Real Madrid
and previously named Zidane as his childhood idol.
Therefore, the opportunity to wear the club’s iconic No 5
will appeal to the French international.
As it stands, the No 5 shirt currently belongs to Jesus
Vallejo. But the club will pass it on to Mbappe, as Vallejo is
unlikely to be a regular first-team starter this campaign.