Marcus Rashford surpassed David Beckham and Eric Cantona’s goal tallies of 85 and 82 Manchester United goals this past season.

But the United academy graduate has a long way to go to chase down Manchester United’s record goalscorer.

Wayne Rooney holds the title after reaching an astonishing 253 goals in 2017, surpassing a long held record held by Sir Bobby Charlton.

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Charlton said at the time: “I would be lying to say that I’m not disappointed to have lost the record. However, I can honestly say that I’m delighted for Wayne. He deserves his place in the history books.”

 

United’s record goalscorers feature many big names from the past, and several well known players from the modern era, including Cristiano Ronaldo.

Manchester United’s all time leading goalscorers

  1. Wayne Rooney

    253

  2. Sir Bobby Charlton

    249

  3. Denis Law

    237

  4. Jack Rowley

    211

  5. Dennis Viollet

    179

  6. George Best

    179

  7. Joe Spence

    168

  8. Ryan Giggs

    168

  9. Mark Hughes

    163

  10. Paul Scholes

    155

  11. Ruud van Nistelrooy

    150

  12. Stan Pearson

    148

  13. David Herd

    145

  14. Tommy Taylor

    131

  15. Cristiano Ronaldo

    130

  16. Brian McClair

    127

  17. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

    126

  18. Andy Cole

    121

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Rashford and Mason Greenwood one day have a real chance to join this list, and finish very high up on it.

Sir Bobby Charlton and Wayne Rooney won countless pieces of silverware during their time at the club too. Goals win trophies, and if they keep on scoring, there could be unreal success ahead.

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