—Solanke, Aina Also Get Squad Numbers
By James Agberebi
Nigeria internationals, John Mikel Obi and Vcitor Moses, have been handed Chelsea squad numbers ahead of the 2015/2016 season.
According to the club’s official website, the numbers were released on Saturday with Mikel maintaining his jersey No.12 while Moses gets No.20.
Also handed jersey numbers are Nigerian youngsters, Dominic Solanke with number 35 and Ola Aina with number 34.
A total of 27 players got squad numbers, an indication that they will form the core of the senior squad.
Meanwhile, among the major changes made by Chelsea concerning jersey numbers, Juan Cuadrado switches from number 23 to number 11 previously worn by Didier Drogba.
Also, new signing, Asmir Begovic, has been handed number one and Radamel Falcao the number nine.