Manchester United have had countless top-class players over the years, and it has been the main reason why they are the most honoured team in the Premier League.
Scoring goals is the most important part of football and top-class countless goalscorers have played at Man Utd.
Here’s a look at the top 5 of United’s all-time top goalscorers.
5. Dennis Viollet – 179 goals
Played for Man United: 1953 – 1962
Man United appearances: 293
Dennis Viollet was a vital player of the Busby Babes generation and his consistency was so great that he has scored at least 20 goals in all competitions six seasons in a row between 1954 and 1960.
4. Jack Rowley – 211 goals
Played for Man United career: 1937 – 1955
Man United appearances: 424
Jack Rowley spent much of his Old Trafford career with the Stan above Pearson, having emerged at a similar time and peaked in the late 1940s and early 1950s after the Second World War.
3. Denis Law – 237 goals
Played for Man United: 1962 – 1973
Man United appearances: 404
Denis Law has been one of the greatest forward who has ever played at Old Trafford in his debut, he scored in seven minutes back in 1962 following a British record transfer arrival from Serie A outfits Torino. He found back of the net 46 times in 1963/64, still a club record for a single season, and managed to claim the Ballon d’Or.
2. Bobby Charlton – 249 goals
Played for Man United: 1956 – 1973
Man United appearances: 758
Bobby Charlton is arguably one of the greatest players who has ever played and the greatest English player of all time. He was among the best in the world during the 1960s period and inspired United to glory after surviving the Munich air disaster he has been a legend at Old Trafford and an icon for hosts of players.
1. Wayne Rooney – 253 goals
Played for Man United: 2004 – 2017
Man United appearances: 559
Wayne Rooney eventually becomes the Red Devils top goalscorer as he broke Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring records for both England and the Red Devils, taking the latter in 2017. He was only forward, to found back of the net consistently for 13 years.