Injured Sulley Muntari missed out on his favourite number 11 jersey at AC Milan for the upcoming campaign although it remains unassigned.
A serious knee injury which will sideline the Ghana star for close to six months could be a factor why he was overlooked by Milan officials.
Muntari has been handed the number 4 jersey which is a 'strange' number for the offensive midfielder.
He wore the number 14 shirt during his half season loan spell after moving from city-rivals Inter Milan.
Sierra Leone international Rodney Strasser will wear the number 14 jersey (also used by Milan and African legend George Weah.