Chelsea unveil shirt numbers for next season as Willian takes Hazard's iconic No.10 jersey

Chelsea unveil shirt numbers for next season as Willian takes Hazard's iconic No.10 jersey, Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:47 PM
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- Chelsea have confirmed players' shirt numbers ahead of the the 2019-20 Premier League season

- Willian will switch from his No.22 shirt to No.10 following Eden Hazard’s exit to Real Madrid

- Pulisic will take No.22, the same number he used at Dortmund while Tammy Abraham gets No.9

Chelsea have revealed new squad numbers for players ahead of the 2019-20 league opener against Manchester United.

A release on the club’s official Twitter handle revealed that Willian will dump his No.22 shirt for No.10 following Eden Hazard’s switch to Real Madrid.

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A further breakdown shows that Christian Pulisic, who has used No.24 during pre-season, will now take the No.22 shirt vacated by Willian, the same number he wore while with Dortmund.

On the other hand, Tammy Abraham, who returned from a successful long loan at Aston Villa, gets the club's new No.9 for the campaign, with Mason Mount taking on No.19.

Defender Andreas Christensen was handed Cesc Fabregas' No.4 jersey, with returning Frenchman Kurt Zouma getting No.15.

The trio of Tiemoue Bakayoko, Kenedy and Michy Batshuayi will keep their previous squad numbers.

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Below is the full list of Chelsea shirt numbers for the 2019-20 season:

1 Kepa Arrizabalaga

2 Antonio Rudiger

3 Marcos Alonso

4 Andreas Christensen

5 Jorginho

6 Danny Drinkwater

7 N’Golo Kante

8 Ross Barkley

9 Tammy Abraham

10 Willian

11 Pedro

12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek

13 Willy Caballero

14 Tiemoue Bakayoko

15 Kurt Zouma

16 Kenedy

17 Mateo Kovacic

18 Olivier Giroud

19 Mason Mount

20 Callum Hudson-Odoi

21 Davide Zappacosta

22 Christian Pulisic

23 Michy Batshuayi

24 Reece James

28 Cesar Azpilicueta

29 Fikayo Tomori

30 David Luiz

31 Jamie Cummiing

33 Emerson

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