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Ronaldo leapfrogs Ole Gunnar Solskjær in Man United goalscoring chart

Cristiano Ronaldo passes former boss in Man United record books with goal vs Burnley

Ronaldo pulls forward of Solskjær in Man United aim chart

The hits simply carry on coming for Ole Gunnar Solskjær after the Norwegian footballing icon separated from Manchester United earlier this season, with summer time signing Cristiano Ronaldo now formally passing him on the Crimson Devils’ all-time Premier League goalscoring checklist.

Ronaldo bagged his 92nd aim for United within the top-flight of English soccer in the course of the first-half towards relegation-threatened Burnley at Previous Trafford, placing Ralf Rangnick’s outfit 3-0 up earlier than Aaron Lennon pegged one again seven minutes from the break.

Portugal’s greatest-ever goalscorer tapped in from six yards after Scott McTominay hit the submit from exterior the field, hitting his eighth of the 2021-22 league marketing campaign, however nonetheless sitting far off the top-ten in targets for United with membership legend Paul Scholes‘ 107-strikes seemingly out of attain till subsequent time period.

Cristiano Ronaldo‘s legacy at United, although, is hardly in peril as he stays the one Crimson Satan to ever earn each the European Golden Shoe and World Footballer of the Yr whereas in membership colours, reaching each throughout a stellar 2008 marketing campaign through which he additionally earned the primary of 5 Ballons d’Or.

Are the Crimson Devils lastly purring underneath Ralf Rangnick?

Three wins out of 4 for Manchester United because the arrival of German tactician Ralf Rangnick paints an image of a Crimson Devils outfit hitting the bottom operating underneath their new – if solely momentary – boss at Previous Trafford. However the three targets towards Burnley (in a match nonetheless underway on the time of writing) is the primary time the membership has scored greater than a single aim since Rangnick has taken cost.

Cristiano Ronaldo passes former boss in Man United record books with goal vs Burnley

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 05: Ralf Rangnick the interim / caretaker supervisor / head coach of Manchester United and Diogo Dalot of Manchester United at full time in the course of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Previous Trafford on December 5, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Picture by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Photos)

Two slender 1-0 wins towards Crystal Palace and Norwich bagged the factors in unconvincing vogue, and their latest 1-1 draw towards Newcastle United was an outright disappointment. Nevertheless, rapid scintillating soccer underneath Rangnick was by no means going to be on supply because the German headmaster is embarking on instituting change on the membership on and off the pitch, and never simply by way of a tactical medium.

Nonetheless, with the extent of expertise and high quality on supply within the United first-team, extra can and ought to be anticipated from the Crimson Devils trustworthy after the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho have been added in the summertime to an already gifted ahead line; at the least on paper.

Whether or not or not that is the beginning of higher performances within the last third stays to be seen, however definitely, Manchester United ought to be much more able to logging extra credible aim returns because the season progresses.

This text was edited by
Conor Laird.

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