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Real Madrid confirmed the signing of French forward Kylian Mbappe on a free transfer, concluding years-long wait for him to join the Spanish club. But now the question arises what number will the 2018 World Cup winner will wear with the legendary number seven taken by winger Vinicius Jr. while the number 9 still being vacant since the exit of fellow French legend Karim Benzema.

Mbappe's transfer has been in the works for a long time with fans waiting for an official announcement since the 25-year-old confirmed his exit from the defending Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain last month at the end of the season when his contract expired. But now with move been confirmed, the next thing the fans have wondered what will be  Mbappe's number for Real Madrid.

What number will Kylian Mbappe wear at Real Madrid?

After wearing number seven in Paris Saint-Germain, Mbappe will number nine as Fabrizio Romano. The Italian journalist further reported that the Frenchman is willing to wait for the number ten which currently belongs to Luka Modric. 

Can’t wait to see you, Madridistas: Kylian Mbappe  

Kylian Mbappe also took social media to  confirmed the move and shared images on social media of himself as a kid in a Real Madrid jersey and those alongside meeting Los Blancos legend Cristiano Ronaldo at the club's Valdebebas training ground. 

The post said, " A dream come true,  So happy and proud to join the club of my dream  @realmadrid  Nobody can understand how excited I am right now.  Can’t wait to see you, Madridistas, and thanks for your unbelievable support.  ¡Hala Madrid!"