London side Chelsea have confirmed the new striker, Alvaro Morata who signed at the end of last week will wear no. 9.
The last player to wear the no. 9 jersey was Fernando Torres: Apps:74 Goals:15. Torres came on in the second half of the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final on 19 May 2012, directly after Bayern Munich’s opening goal, and following a 1–1 draw after extra time Chelsea won the penalty shoot-out 4–3. His first full season at Chelsea finished with 11 goals in 49 games.
This squad number announcement follows on from other new signings Willy Caballero who has been given no.1, Antonio Rudiger who is no.2 and Tiemoue Bakayoko who is no.14.