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Squad Numbers Updated

Squad Numbers Updated

Arsenal have submitted final confirmation of their squad numbers for 2012-13. The club published a provisional list in July, but changes have now been made. With Robin van Persie now departed, Jack Wilshere takes the coveted number 10 shirt. Lukas Podolski will wear number 9, with Park relegated to 30. Santi Cazorla takes Wilshere's vacated number 19 shirt. Full list as below:

1.SZCZESNY

2.DIABY

3.SAGNA

4.MERTESACKER

5.VERMAELEN (c)

6.KOSCIELNY

7.ROSICKY

8.ARTETA

9.PODOLSKI

10.WILSHERE

11.A.SANTOS

12.GIROUD

14.WALCOTT

15.CHAMBERLAIN

16.RAMSEY

17.SONG

18.SQUILLACI

19.S.CAZORLA

20.DJOUROU

21.FABIANSKI

22.COQUELIN

23.ARSHAVIN

24.MANNONE

25.JENKINSON

26.FRIMPONG

27.GERVINHO

28.GIBBS

29.CHAMAKH

30.J-Y.PARK

52.BENDTNER

The club have confirmed they will refund any printed numbers this summer purchased by supporters affected by the number changes. So the millions of you that nabbed '9.PARK' shirts will be compensated with replacements.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tim Stillman
Date:Friday August 17 2012
Time: 1:14PM

Comments

0
I've got to say that if you bought a shirt with "Park" on the back you deserve everthing you get.
Rocky7
17/08/2012 13:23:00
0
Who even thought of handing the Number 9 to Park, in the first place? That's another coveted number and should be alloted thoughtfully. Glad that Wilshere got 10. A huge statement as to his place in the club.
Naijagunner
17/08/2012 13:44:00
0
Actually Rocky, if you bought a Park 9 or Wilshere 19 shirt from an official source you can return it for replacement for free, and Arsenal are giving the old-numbered shirts to 'worthy causes'. Personally, I've always thought picking a number was fine, but having somebody else's name on your shirt was kind of weird. The ephemeral nature of player loyalty these days makes it just plain dumb.
elbondo
17/08/2012 13:47:00
0
Don't do club shirts, never have done.Paying 50 ridge for a ***** poor quality nylon shirt doesn't float my boat. Yet paying a £1000 plus for a season tickets works.....go figure?!
Scotch Eggs Rule
17/08/2012 14:21:00
0
Wow thats some serious humilation for Park
Sajit
17/08/2012 14:45:00
0
The way I see it, this instantly takes away the pressure from Park and if he is honest to himself, he must have felt awkward carrying that number. He can use it to pace himself and grow with the club, gradually or seek newer pastures.
Naijagunner
17/08/2012 16:58:00
0
Seek new pastures..Id just take that military service and be done with it.
Sajit
17/08/2012 19:27:00
0
The numbers look good to me, except that I wish they (at least temporarily) retire the No. 9 shirt cos I'm so keen for Poldi to do well, unlike his numerous predecessors!
GoonerLou
17/08/2012 20:18:00
0
Touché, Sajit :-)
Naijagunner
17/08/2012 23:53:00
0
Hope Theo stays.
Naijagunner
18/08/2012 09:27:00
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