Diego Forlan managed just 17 goals from 95 appearances in his Manchester United career, but will be fondly remembered by United fans for the two goals in scored in our 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Anfield in 2002.

He has since proven himself as a great goalscorer in La Liga, even winning the European golden boot, and has today blamed his lack of chances for the reason why he didn’t shine in the Premiership.

“The competition was hard at Manchester, there was van Nistelrooy, Yorke, Cole, Giggs and Solsjkaer,” said Forlan. “I only appeared for 10 minutes every time. That is why I moved to Villarreal, who were not the club they are today. I left United to revive my career and this challenge proved a good decision.”




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