The Chile star is thought to have requested the number during negotiations, with Monreal likely to take up the vacant No18. Kieran Gibbs has acquired No3 in the absence of the departed Bacary Sagna, however final squad numbers are not expected to be finalized until closer to the start of the new Premier League.
Arsenal have started to sell the new PUMA kits however, with Alexis Sanchez taking the number 17 that was once Alex Songs. Poor Monreal eh?
The new kits:
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