Which nations have scored the most United goals?

Thursday 29 December 2022 13:53

France’s Anthony Martial and Brazil’s Fred grabbed two of Manchester United’s three goals in our last match, the 3-0 Premier League win over Nottingham Forest at Old Trafford.

But which nations outside of United Kingdom and Ireland have netted the most times for the Reds in history? Here’s the top 10 in all competitions, based on research by United Review and featuring some eye-catching names…

France: 282 goals
Anthony Martial = 84
Eric Cantona = 82
Louis Saha = 42
Paul Pogba = 39
Patrice Evra = 10
Mikael Silvestre = 10 
David Bellion = 8
Laurent Blanc = 4
Gabriel Obertan = 1
Morgan Schneiderlin = 1
Raphael Varane = 1
Netherlands: 252
Ruud van Nistelrooy = 150
Robin van Persie = 58
Arnold Muhren = 18
Jordi Cruyff = 8
Memphis = 7
Daley Blind = 6 
Alexander Buttner = 2 
Donny van de Beek = 2
Jaap Stam = 1
Portugal: 243
Cristiano Ronaldo = 145
Bruno Fernandes = 53
Nani = 41
Bebe = 2
Diogo Dalot = 2

Norway: 139
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer = 126
Ronny Johnsen = 9
Henning Berg = 3
Erik Nevland = 1
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Spain: 73
Juan Mata = 51
Ander Herrera = 20
Gerard Pique = 2

Belgium: 66
Romelu Lukaku = 42
Marouane Fellaini = 22
Adnan Januzaj = 5

Trinidad and Tobago: 66
Dwight Yorke = 66
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Mexico: 59
Javier Hernandez = 59

Argentina: 57
Carlos Tevez = 34
Juan Sebastian Veron = 11 
Angel Di Maria = 4
Gabriel Heinze = 4
Alejandro Garnacho = 2 
Marcos Rojo = 2

Bulgaria: 56
Dimitar Berbatov = 56
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This feature was first published in Tuesday's edition of United Review, our matchday programme for the game against Nottingham Forest. Research has been updated to include Anthony Martial's goal from that win.

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