List of 47 Manchester United players 2021

Manchester United famously known as ‘The Red Devils’, is an English professional footballing club with origins in Newton Heath and presence in Old Trafford. The club from 1878 is an EPL leader with the largest fan base ever. A long list of skilful Manchester United players confirms why the team is more competitive than the rest.

Manchester United players SRC: @Sports Mole
First lineup Manchester United players SRC: @Sports Mole

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Man U is home to players with the highest number of appearances and goals. That is part of the reasons why the team is a top performer in competitive matches such as the Premier League, FA Cup, and League Cup.

List of Manchester United players 2021

The team has close to 50 active players with several under 23s, under 18s, and a few loaned out stars.

The first team lineup is the best overall with David de Gea and Cristiano Ronaldo in the front line row.

Some of the Man U Players SRC: @Pinterest
Some of the Man U Players SRC: @Pinterest

1. Man U goalkeepers

  • David de Gea (1) 
  • Lee Grant (13) 
  • Tom Heaton (22) 
  • Dean Henderson (26) 
  • Matej Kovar (51)

 2. Man U defenders

  • Victor Lindelof (2) 
  • Eric Bailly (3) 
  • Phil Jones (4) 
  • Harry Maguire (5) 
  • Raphael Varane (19) 
  • Diogo Dalot (20) 
  • Luke Shaw (23) 
  • Alex Telles (27) 
  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka (29) 
  • Teden Mengi (43) 

3. Man U midfielders

  • Paul Pogba (6) 
  • Juan Mata (8) 
  • Jesse Lingard (14) 
  • Andreas Pereira (15) 
  • Fred (17) 
  • Bruno Fernandes (18) 
  • Nemanja Matic (31) 
  • Donny van de Beek (34) 
  • Scott McTominay (39) 
  • Hannibal Mejbri (46) 

4. Manchester United forwarders

  • NaJoe Hugill  
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (7) 
  • Anthony Martial (9) 
  • Marcus Rashford (10) 
  • Mason Greenwood (11) 
  • Amad Traore (16) 
  • Edinson Cavani (21) 
  • Jadon Sancho (25) 
  • Anthony Elanga (36) 
  • Shola Shoretire (47) 

5. Loaned out Manchester United players

  • Tahith Chong
  • Andreas Pereira
  • Axel Tuanzebe
  • Facundo Pellistri
  • Brandon Williams

The 48-year-old Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, from Norwich, is proud of his record breakings first-team players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and David de Gea. Who is Manchester United’s highest-paid player?

Manchester United Couch, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer SRC: @International Champions Cup
Manchester United Couch, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer SRC: @International Champions Cup

Goalkeeper David De Gea

Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea is a cornerstone player in Manchester United. He is only 31 with close to 500 appearances and several goals on his career records. How much is David de Gea salary per week?

Manchester United Goal Keeper, David De Gea SRC: @The Mirror
Manchester United Goal Keeper, David De Gea SRC: @The Mirror

David De Gea joined Man U in 2011 and became the best goalkeeper soon after. He has since defended the position by sharpening goal post skills. Interestingly, De Gea is now one of the highest paid goalkeepers in the world.

Forwarder Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United forwarder Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest footballer of our time. His return in 2021 is celebration-worthy among the red devils.

Even better, Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal has written a trophy-littered legacy with exceptional consistency in appearances and scores.

Ditching Italy’s Juventus for Manchester United gave Cristiano Ronaldo an upper hand into the world’s highest-paid soccer players.

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the best football players in the world. SRC: @Manchester Evening News
Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the best football players in the world. SRC: @Manchester Evening News

Net worth records show that the 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo salary is $70 million. In addition, he is set to receive endorsements worth $55 million.

Therefore, Cristiano Ronaldo earnings for the 2021-22 season is projected at $125 million.

Goalkeeper Lionel Messi salary of $110 million follows closely within the same period.

Overall, Ronaldo is presently the most paid footballer in the world following the Juventus – Man United transfer.

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Manchester United players are not only skilled footballers but also the highest paid in the world. These include soccer champions with several appearances, goals, and high net worth value. Follow us daily and know more stories including Cristiano Ronaldo net worth and family background.

Man U last week’s game with Tottenham SRC: @YouTube


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