Man Utd winger Valencia explains ditching No7 for No25

Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia has explained dropping the No7 shirt for his old No25 this season.

Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia has explained dropping the No7 shirt for his old No25 this season.

Valencia has kicked off the season in outstanding form after vacating the famous No7.

"I think it turned out to be a very good number for me when I first arrived at the club as I was just given the no.25 more or less," he told MUTV.

"But things went really, really well. I played well wearing that shirt so I think it was a decision I came to in the summer. Maybe if I can get back to the form I showed before, why not? It is a good idea to start wearing it again.

"It had been something I had been thinking about for quite a long time. I'd been considering a change back and maybe it is psychological or maybe it is just all about a good-luck symbol, if you like. We get a lot of that in Ecuador, maybe superstition, and l hope it continues and still brings me more good luck this season."

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