Manchester United: Ranking the Top Striking Options

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Manchester United: Ranking the Top Striking Options
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With the addition of world class striker Robin Van Persie, Sir Alex Ferguson has a problem on his hands: he has an abundance of strikers to choose from.  

Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck make up a striking core that had drawn comparisons to the striking force that Manchester United boasted in 1999.

Ferguson made this comparison himself. "In 1999, I had Dwight Yorke, Andy Cole, Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the four best strikers in Europe," he said. 

As the season progresses, new partnerships will be tested and the depth chart will shift. What follows is a ranking of the four strikers at United's disposal and is certainly a group that all of the EPL should fear.

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