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Five French scorers for United

1. Patrice Evra - 2 goals in 209 games

2. Laurent Blanc - 4 goals in 75 games

3. Louis Saha - 42 goals in 124 games

4. Mikael Silvestre - 10 goals in 361 games

5. Eric Cantona - 82 goals in 185 games

Discuss United's fantastic Frenchmen on Talking Reds.

04/11/2010 08:00, Report by A Bostock, Laura Kane

Gimme 5: French fancy

Gabriel Obertan became the latest Frenchman to find the net for United when he scored against Bursaspor. Hence our video feature, recalling five others:


Patrice Evra - Pull your finger out Pat, we'd love you to build on your tally of two. Another one like United's seventh strike against Roma would do nicely.

Laurent Blanc - The World Cup winner picked a good day to open his account; his header was one of five second-half goals as the Reds surged back from 0-3 to 5-3 at Spurs.

Louis Saha - Our pick of the Parisien's efforts was the only goal of a difficult game in Portugal; a beauty against Benfica in 2006/07.

Mikael Silvestre - The defender did well in reaching double figures for United; contributions included a close-range header against Leeds at Old Trafford.

Eric Cantona - Our top-scoring Frenchman notched 82 - few were better than the screamer past Seaman in a setpiece situation.

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