Manchester United Squad

1 - Edwin Van Der Sar

Goalkeeper

The arrival of Edwin Van der Sar at Old Trafford ended Sir Alex Ferguson's search for a successor to United legend Peter Schmeichel. With Ferguson having tried a number of keepe...

2 - Gary Neville

Defender

He joined Manchester United as an apprentice on leaving school in 1991, and captained the youth side to FA Youth Cup glory in his first season. He made his senior debut for United ...

3 - Patrice Evra

Defender

Evra signed for Manchester United on 10 January 2006, joining for a transfer fee of around £5.5 million from AS Monaco, putting pen to paper on a three-and-a-half year contract. Ev...

4 - Owen Hargreaves

Midfielder

Manchester United conducted a long and public pursuit of Owen Hargreaves, their patience paying off late May 2007 when they agreed a deal to sign him from around £17m from Bayern M...

5 - Rio Ferdinand

Defender

On 22 July 2002, Ferdinand joined another Premier League club, Manchester United, on a five year deal to become the most expensive British footballer in history, the world's most e...

6 - Wes Brown

Defender

A born and bred Mancunian, Wes Brown has been an important part of Sir Alex Ferguson's United squad for the past nine years. After signing professional terms in November 1996, B...

7 - Michael Owen

Striker

Michael Owen (born 14 December 1979 in Chester) is an English professional association football player who plays as a striker for Manchester United. The son of former footballer...

8 - Anderson

Midfielder

On 30 May 2007, the Manchester United website confirmed that the club had agreed in principle to sign Anderson from Porto for an undisclosed fee, reported to be approximately £18 m...

9 - Dimitar Berbatov

Forward

After much speculation, Berbatov completed a move to Manchester United on 1 September 2008 for a fee of around £30.75 million, with Fraizer Campbell joining Tottenham on a season-l...

10 - Wayne Rooney

Forward

Manchester United unveiled Everton striker Wayne Rooney as their biggest signing of 2004 just before the transfer window was due to close in August. The Red Devils signed the 18-ye...

11 - Ryan Giggs

Midfielder

The Welsh wizard, Ryan Giggs, started his career at Maine Road, where he played for Manchester City's school of excellence. When he was just fourteen, Alex Ferguson went to his hom...

12 - Ben Foster

Goalkeeper

In July 2005 Manchester United completed the signing of Stoke City goalkeeper Ben Foster in a deal that could eventually be worth as much as £3million. The Potters have received...

13 - Ji-Sung Park

Midfielder

On his arrival at Manchester United in July 2004, Ji-Sung Park became the first ever South Korean player to play in the Premiership. A ?4 million signing from Dutch side PSV Ein...

14 - Zoran Tosic

Midfielder

On 22 November 2008, the Daily Mail claimed that a deal had been agreed with his club for the midfielder to join Manchester United in the January 2009 transfer window. The deal was...

15 - Nemanja Vidic

Defender

After playing two seasons at Spartak Moscow, Vidic signed for Manchester United for a reported fee of around £7 million on January 5, 2006; two and a half years after Manchester Un...

16 - Michael Carrick

Midfielder

The arrival of Michael Carrick at Old Trafford in the summer of 2006 ended a long pursuit of the highly-rated midfield by United boss Sir Alex Ferguson He had been keeping tabs ...

17 - Nani

Midfielder

After months of rumours Manchester United agreed a deal with Sporting to sign Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha, aka Nani, and add another talented Portuguese winger to their squad. ...

18 - Paul Scholes

Midfielder

Another member of the Old Trafford "500 Club", Paul Scholes has long been a huge favourite of the Manchester United fans. Scholes has spent his entire career at Old Trafford. He...

19 - Danny Welbeck

Forward

Born in Longsight, Manchester, England, to Ghanaian parents, Welbeck joined Manchester United during the 2005–06 season, making his debut for the club's Under-18 side on 8 April 20...

20 - Fabio Da Silva

Defender

Despite signing for the club in February 2007, Fábio was unable to be registered as a Manchester United player or play in matches for the club until his 18th birthday on 9 July 200...

21 - Rafael Da Silva

Defender

Rafael's professional football career began with Fluminense in Brazil, where he played at youth level. Rafael and his brother Fábio were brought to the attention of Manchester Unit...

21 - Dong Fangzhou

Forward

In January 2004 Manchester United completed the signing of Chinese prodigy Fangzhuo Dong. In a complicated transfer, United will pay an initial ?500,000 for the 18-year-old stri...

22 - John O'Shea

Defender

Having begun his career as a centre-half, John O'Shea has adapted in recent years to become a very useful utily player for Manchester United He impressed manager Sir Alex Fergus...

23 - Jonny Evans

Defender

Evans made his Manchester United debut on 26 September 2007 against Coventry City in the Football League Cup. Unfortunately, his debut ended in a 2–0 defeat. He then appeared as a ...

24 - Darren Fletcher

Midfielder

For many years, Darren Fletcher was regarded as one of the best of the current crop of Manchester United youngsters, catching the eye to the extent that Scotland coach Berti Vogts ...

25 - Antonio Valencia

Midfielder

Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera (born 4 August 1985), commonly known as Antonio Valencia, is an Ecuadorian football winger, who currently plays for Manchester United. He also plays ...

26 - Gabriel Obertan

Midfielder

Gabriel began his career playing for his local club in Pantin before moving to a higher level joining Paris FC in 2002. After spending a year there, he did what most youths at Pari...

27 - Federico Macheda

Forward

Born in Rome, Macheda began his football career with local side Lazio. However, due to Italian football regulations preventing under-18s from signing professional contracts, he was...

28 - Darron Gibson

Midfielder

A former pupil of St Columb's College, Gibson played junior football in the Derry and District League, and then with Institute F.C. before joining Manchester United in 2004. He mad...

29 - Tomasz Kuszczak

Goalkeeper

The arrival of West Brom keeper Tomasz Kuszczak on-loan at Old Trafford in the summer of 2006 finally left Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson happy with the goalkeeper sit...

30 - Lee Martin

Midfielder

Martin began his career as a trainee with Wimbledon, where he caught the eye of many Premier League teams. Although pursued by a number of other top clubs, including Arsenal, Liver...

33 - Sam Hewson

Midfielder

Born in Bolton, Hewson began his career at his local club, AFC Bolton, at the age of eight. He played two matches for the team before being spotted by Manchester United's youth sco...

34 - Rodrigo Possebon

Midfielder

Born in Sapucaia do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Possebon began his football career playing for Internacional in a defensive midfield role. Possebon was spotted by Manchester United's B...

35 - Tom Cleverley

Midfielder

Cleverley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, but grew up in Bradford, West Yorkshire. He joined Manchester United as a 15-year-old trainee in July 2005. During the 2005–06 season,...

38 - Ron-Robert Zieler

Goalkepper

Born in Cologne, Zieler began his football career with his hometown club, 1. FC Köln, before joining Manchester United as a trainee in July 2005. In his first season with the club,...

39 - James Chester

Defender

Born in Warrington, Cheshire, Chester began his football career with his local club, Winwick Athletic, where, at the age of five, he was already playing in the club's Under-9s team...

40 - Ben Amos

Goalkeeper

Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, Amos has been with Manchester United since the age of 11, signing shortly after leaving Crewe Alexandra. He made his first appearance for the Manche...