Although it isn’t, number 24 is – technically – closest to the four, if you think about it…
Varane could mix the number two he wore in his early years at Real with the four shirt he wears with pride for the French national team.
He would become just the seventh player to wear the number 24 shirt at Old Trafford, but the latest in a cluster of fan favourites.
Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Wes Brown and Darren Fletcher all represented the number 24 at United.
Most recently, Timothy Fosu-Mensah was its owner before his exit earlier this year.
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