Antony's goal against Nottingham Forest sees him pull level in a competition between Manchester United players

Antony of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Manchester United at City Ground on April 16, 2023 in Nottingham, England.
(Image credit: Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

Manchester United star Antony has drawn level with Jadon Sancho for Premier League goals this season – and it could have a bearing on next season's kit numbers. 

When Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United in 2021, the Portuguese legend took his No.7 shirt back from Edinson Cavani – but it's since been left vacant upon his exit to Saudi Arabia. Back in September, it was reported that Antony and Sancho were competing for that number, now.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.