When Manchester United played Hull earlier this week, we were reminded of the five players on their books who started their football careers at United’s academy. Research from the CIES Football Observatory shows that Manchester United have produced more professional footballers than any other English club, but whilst we know our players have gone to have successful careers at other clubs, just how many Premier League games are our own players getting at United?
Tom Cleverley – 15 appearances
Danny Welbeck – 13 appearances, 6 goals.
Adnan Januzaj – 13 appearances, 3 goals.
Jonny Evans – 12 appearances
Ryan Giggs – 9 appearances
Darren Fletcher – 3 appearances
Total: 65 appearances, 9 goals.
Kieran Gibbs – 17 appearances
Jack Wilshere – 16 appearances, 2 goals.
Serge Gnabry – 5 appearances, 1 goal.
Chuba Akpom – 1 appearance
Total: 39 appearances, 3 goals
Steve Gerrard – 15 appearances, 3 goals
Jon Flanagan – 7 appearances, 1 goal
Martin Kelly – 3 appearances
25 appearances, 4 goals
John Terry – 18 appearances, 2 goals.
Ryan Bertrand, 1 appearance
Total: 19 appearances, 2 goals
Micah Richards – 2
Dedryck Boyata – 1
Total: 3 appearances
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