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16 legends Ronaldo has to outscore to become Man Utd's greatest goalscorer

Mudeet Arora
Players Ronaldo has to outscore to become the greatest ever Man Utd goalscorer
Players Ronaldo has to outscore to become the greatest ever Man Utd goalscorer / 90min
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Cristiano Ronaldo moved up a place in Manchester United's all-time goalscoring rankings with his strike against West Ham United last weekend.

This was Ronaldo's fourth goal in three games for the Red Devils since making a sensational return back to Old Trafford in the summer transfer window.

The goal meant that Ronaldo has now scored as many as 122 goals as a Red Devil, one more than Andy Cole, who he has overtaken to now rank 17th on United's greatest ever goalscorer list.

So, who are the 16 great superstars/legends of Manchester United that are currently ahead of Ronaldo in goalscoring for the club?

MANCHESTER UNITED'S GREATEST GOALSCORERS EVER:

17. Cristiano Ronaldo (122)

16. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (126)

15. Brian McClair (127)

14. Tommy Taylor (131)

13. David Herd (145)

12. Stan Pearson (148)

11. Ruud van Nistelrooy (150)

10. Paul Scholes (155)

9. Mark Hughes (163)

8. Ryan Giggs (168)

7. Joe Spence (168)

6. George Best (179)

5. Dennis Viollet (179)

4. Jack Rowley (211)

3. Denis Law (237)

2. Sir Bobby Charlton (249)

1. Wayne Rooney (253)


Manchester United next face Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday before taking on Villarreal in a must-win UEFA Champions League game next Wednesday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Red Devils will then return to Premier League action on Saturday, October 2 when they take on Everton at Old Trafford.

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