Darwin & Alexander-Arnold to Also Switch Kit Numbers? Luis Diaz Becomes Liverpool's No. 7

Luis Díaz will don the iconic No.7 jersey for the upcoming 2023-24 season and beyond. This has been announced by Liverpool today.

Luis Díaz Gets Liverpool No. 7 Kit

The Colombian forward, who joined the club from FC Porto in January 2022, will make the switch from his previous No.23 shirt. The No.7 jersey became available following James Milner's departure, as he is set to join Brighton & Hove Albion after the expiration of his contract this summer.

Supporters can exchange their shirts at free charge

For supporters who have already purchased the 2023-24 replica home jersey with 'Luis Diaz' and the number '23' printed on it, the player himself has pledged to personally reimburse them with a like-for-like exchange for a 'Luis Diaz 7' shirt. This exchange offer is valid for all 'Luis Diaz 23' 2023-24 home shirts or kits purchased through official club retail outlets, the official LFC online store, or the LFC Retail app. The deadline for returns with proof of purchase is 11.59pm BST on July 31, 2023. The club will retain and donate any 'Luis Diaz 23' shirts or kit exchanged to the LFC Foundation.

The No.7 jersey holds a special significance at Liverpool, having been worn by notable players such as Nigel Clough, Steve McManaman, Vladimír Šmicer, Harry Kewell, Robbie Keane, Luis Suárez, and James Milner.

Mock-up by @lfcdzn11

Rumors have it that Darwin will also switch numbers, from No. 27 to No. 9. There is also speculation that Trent Alexander-Arnold will become the club's new No. 8, switching from his already iconic No. 66.

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