Betfred have opened a market on how many Premier League goals Cristiano Ronaldo will score this season after the United winger edged closer to all sorts of records with his double against Newcastle.
The Portuguese star now has 21 league goals and he's 11/2 to bag exactly 33 and surpass Dennis Viollet's club record of 32 set in 1959/60. He's 12/1 to end the season with 34 and equal the Premier League record held by Andrew Cole (1993/94) and Alan Shearer (1994/95) - and both achieved their tallies over 42 games instead of the present 38.
To claim the outright record for himself by amassing 35 or more league goals this season, Ronaldo is a 25/1 shot.
Fred Done, a lifelong Reds fan and boss of Betfred, United’s official betting partner, said: “It’s one of the more pleasant ways of losing money but Ronaldo has cost me a fortune this season because punters just keep piling on him to score. I thought I would try to claw a bit back by opening this market.
“If he's to equal or better Dennis Viollet’s record he'll