Best Manchester United midfielders of all time
Manchester United is one of the World's most successful and widely popular clubs in the world and they have had an uncountable number of great players who have graced the club in different eras. Manchester United presently one of the richest football clubs, was founded in the year 1878 and the club presently competes in the Premier League with Old Trafford being the name of the stadium.
The club has won 20 Premier League titles, 12 FA Cups, 5 Football League Cup, 21 Community shield, 3 UEFA Champions League, 1 UEFA Cup Winner's Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup , 1 UEFA Super Cup and 1 intercontinental cup.
Thanks to dozens of World class players who brought additional popularity to the club over time, their trophy cabinet is full and made up of various trophies that any football club might want to achieve.Manchester United is referred to as the Red Devils and since the history of the club, they have been host to many great players and in this article, we bring to you a list of the Best Manchester United midfielders of all time.
The Greatest Manchester United Midfielders of All Time
The English club Manchester United being a great club, they have that ability to buy any midfielder of their choice without any price bariere. Today in this article, you will discover the greatest Manchester United midfielders ever.
David Beckham is a former English footballer who played for some of the best European clubs such as Real Madrid, Milan, PSG, and Manchester United. David Beckham won numerous trophies during his career at Manchester United and also with the other clubs as he won 4 League titles in 4 different countries.
He joined Manchester United in the year 1992 and this year was also the beginning of his career as he was part of the youth team before being loaned to Preston North End and later on came back to Manchester United and made his Premier League debut for the Red Devils in 1995. He spent 13 years at Manchester United and help the club win numerous trophies including FA Cup, Champions League and the Premier League.
David Beckham was well known for his crosses and free kicks beside that he was also a midfielder with great vision, speed, and dribbling skills. In 13 yeas with Manchester United, he won more than 10 trophies, scoring 62 goals in 265 appearances.
Let us begin out list of the best ever Manchester United players with Sir Bobby Charlton who is a 83 years retired English footballer that was born in the year 1937. Sir Bobby started his Manchester United life at the age of 16 years old when he joined the Manchester United youth team then after spending 3 years with the youth team, he started a glorious career in with Manchester United.
Sir Bobby Charlton represented the Red Devils for the majority of his career, playing a total of 758 games for the club and this makes him the second player with the highest number of appearances for the club. Charlton spend as long as 17 years with Manchester United and in that length of time, he heloed the club win 9 trophies including 3 League titles and 1 European Championship.
With the 758 appearances that he made for Manchester United, he netted close to 250 goals for the club and aside from the number of goals that he scored for the club, he also has significant number of individual honors at the club.
Charlton after winning both the World Cup and the tournament of Ball, he also won the Ballon d'or that same year.
The last but not the least on our list is Paul Sholes who just like Eric Cantona, he was a one club player who spend his 22 years of career playing for Manchester United and actually stands as the 3rd most capped player for Manchester United with a total of 718 appearances.
Paul Scholes spent the whole of his football career at Manchester United and never departed from the club even though he had interesting offers from big clubs in Europe.
He made a total of 718 appearances for Manchester United in all competitions and scored 155 goals for them, During his stay at the club, he won many trophies including 11 Premier League titles and 2 Champions League titles.
Ryan Joseph Giggs is of no doubt one of the best Manchester United players of all time and he is actually the player with the most number if appearances for Manchester United. He started his youth career with Manchester City but after 2 years, he joined Manchester United and about 3 years afterward, that was in the year 1990, he started his senior career with Manchester United at the early age of 17 years and went on to establish himself as one of the greatest ever Manchester United player.
Ryan Giggs was a one club player as he spent the whole of his professional career playing for the Premier League club Manchester United. He represented Manchester United for 24 years during which he made a total of 963 appearances, scoring 163 goals for Manchester United and winning numerous trophies. Ryan Giggs actually has won 13 Premier League titles and this is a League record which has not yet been broken and seem almost unbreakable.
Ryan Giggs holds numerous Premier League record to his name such as being the only player who have played in 22 consecutive Premier League seasons, he only player who have scored in 21 consecutive Premier League seasons, the only player to have scored in 17 different Champions League tournaments.
The legendary player Ryan Giggs has provided a total of 162 assists in his 632 Premier League appearances which is another of his record for him.
Here is another player that deserves a spot in this our list of the best Manchester United midfielders of all time and just like Backam, he also started his career with the Red Devils. Brest was born in Belfast, Northen Ireland, he was discovered and joined Manchester United at the age of 15. After this, he stayed again at the club for 12 more years thereby helping the club to win numerous trophies.
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