Top 5 Manchester United Players of All Time

Michael Cummings@MikeCummings37World Football Lead WriterMarch 23, 2012

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All hail the holy trinity. Just don’t forget the Welsh wizard or the mad French genius.

Any list of Manchester United’s greatest players must start with the so-called holy trinity of George Best, Sir Bobby Charlton and Denis Law. If those names aren’t sounding familiar, you might not be in the right place.

Best was so good, he earned the title of “best footballer in the world” from Pele himself. Charlton set a club scoring record in the 1960s and '70s that still stands today, though, Denis Law came pretty darn close in a little over half the number of matches.

Those three are immortalized on a statue outside Old Trafford. One day, guys like Ryan Giggs and Eric Cantona might join them.

Giggs recently set United’s all-time appearances record, and he’s the only player to have scored a goal in every English Premier League season.

And Cantona? Well, there was no one quite like Cantona.

So this is my list of United’s five best players of all time. Who’s on your list?

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