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?

Manchester 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

Manchester City

Micah Richards – 2
Dedryck Boyata – 1

Total: 3 appearances

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