How Rashford’s stats after 250 Man Utd games compare to Rooney & Ronaldo’s

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Marcus Rashford has developed into of the best forwards in the Premier League at Manchester Unitedinevitably drawing comparisons with Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.

After joining United from Sporting Lisbon in 2003, Ronaldo went from strength to strength before completing an £80million move to Real Madrid six years later.

Rooney arrived at Old Trafford in 2004 and spent 13 illustrious years at the club, eventually becoming their all-time leading goalscorer. 

The Red Devils have unsurprisingly struggled to replace those two unique talents in recent years but Rashford looks set to finally fill that void. 

Courtesy of Transfermarkt, we’ve compared Rashford’s first 250 games at United to Ronaldo and Rooney’s first 250 United appearances to see who comes out on top.

Marcus Rashford

Games: 250
Starts: 178
Sub appearances: 72

Goals: 83
Assists: 51

Penalties scored: 8

Minutes per goal: 199.6
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 220.9
Minutes per goal or assist: 123.6

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Games: 250
Starts: 205
Sub appearances: 45

Goals: 99
Assists: 60

Penalties scored: 13

Minutes per goal: 190.3
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 219.1
Minutes per goal or assist: 118.5

Wayne Rooney

Games: 250
Starts: 222
Sub appearances: 28

Goals: 104
Assists: 58

Penalties scored: 1

Minutes per goal: 192.8
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 194.6
Minutes per goal or assist: 123.7

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