United morning news: £59.7m man vows to follow in Ronaldo’s footsteps; striker’s Burnley link

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Manchester United’s club-record signing Angel Di Maria has been speaking about the honour of wearing the number 7 shirt at Old Trafford.

The Argentine attacker was the shining light in United’s 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday, and he has gone on to reveal just how important it is to him to be wearing the iconic number.

In quotes published by the Daily Star, Di Maria said, “It is very nice to use this number.

“Many important players have worn this shirt and I am going to do all that is possible to not let down this shirt.”

He will know that his good friend and former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo shone wearing that very number, and now it is the ex-Real Madrid player’s turn to do it justice.

In other news, Burnley manager Sean Dyche was reportedly at United’s under-21 match against Sunderland on Monday evening.

According to a report from Sportinastorm.com the new Premier League boss was keeping a close eye on Will Keane, with claims that he could attempt to bring the striker to Turf Moor after already bringing United defender Michael Keane in on loan.

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