While it’s occupied by Andreas Pereira at present, the No 15 shirt is expected to become available.
United are primed to cut the Brazil international loose, with the midfielder failing to convince at Roma this term.
And it’s feasible Sancho will take the No 15 jersey should that happen, as expected.
While not a glamorous number, it has been worn by club legends Nemanja Vidic, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes in the past.
Other occupiers such as Luke Chadwick, Kleberson and Adnan Januzaj all failed to do it justice, however.