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The full shirt numbers for this season have been decided by Chelsea, as confirmed by the club on their official website.
Squawka posted the full list on their Twitter page in a nice easy to read graphic, which you can see embedded here:
The most interesting move is Willian switching to the coveted number 10. Some Chelsea fans won’t be happy about this, given there’s a slice of the fanbase that wants him out. But it’s only fair given his long service to the club that he gets his turn with Eden Hazard’s old shirt.
New signing Christian Pulisic slots in to Willian’s old 22, and there are various other changes including Andreas Christensen being given the number 4 shirt as he solidifies his place in the squad.
Returning loanees like Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount have also been given numbers for the new season, indicating they they are very much in Frank Lampard’s plans.
Having said that, Tiemoue Bakayoko has also been given one – and there’s no guarantees he’ll be here in a week’s time.