"When I was offered the chance to wear the number ten shirt I jumped at it. Some of the game's greatest players have become legends wearing number ten - none more so than Denis Law.
"He was crowned the King of the Stretford End during his time at the club and it is a great honour for me to wear a shirt that has such history behind it.
"There have been some wonderful footballers who have worn the United number ten shirt - people who capture the imagination of our fans around the world with their skill and their goals.
"Wayne is the right man to carry on that tradition and I'm delighted Denis was able to pass on the mantle."