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Mohamed Salah changes Chelsea kit number

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Posted on July 23, 2014
Salah changes kit

Photo: @saadkarim

’s Egyptian winger has changed his Chelsea kit number from 15 to 17.

The 22-year-old, who joined Chelsea from Basel in January, was previously wearing the number 15 shirt.

Salah posted a picture on Instagram after last week’s friendly against AFC Wimbledon stating that it was the last time he would play with the number 15 shirt.

The number 17 was made available when team-mate Eden Hazard took the number 10.

It is still unknown why Mohamed Salah switched to 17, with some reports suggesting that leaving the number 15 vacant could be beneficial as a Chelsea are looking to bring back Didier Drogba, who may want his former number back.

2 Comments

  1. Jørgen

    July 25, 2014 at 9:09 PM

    Drogba was number 11?

    • Jordan

      July 26, 2014 at 10:00 PM

      Yeh he was but before he was number 11 he was 15 for the 04/05 and 05/06 season before switching to number 11.

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