Pedri will wear the No.8 jersey at Barcelona for the 2022/23 season, the club have officially announced. The young midfielder wore number 16 last season, but with the 8 shirt becoming vacant following Dani Alves’ departure, he has taken it. 8 is also Andres Iniesta’s old number at Barca.
Interestingly, Bruno Fernandes will also wear the 8 shirt at Man Utd this season (switching from No.18)
Other famous players to have worn the No.8 jersey for Barcelona apart from Pedri
Interestingly, both Franck Kessie & Andreas Christensen were presented as new Barca players, but haven’t been assigned squad numbers yet.