Premier League: Records Manchester United can break in 2020-21
Manchester United earned a top-four finish in the Premier League 2019-20 season after a massive turnaround. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side finished third and will be featuring in the Champions League. The Red Devils will be aiming to build further in the upcoming Premier League 2020-21 season. There are several records the club and its players can script. Here we analyze the same.
Manchester United goal-keeper David de Dea has registered 113 clean sheets in the Premier League. Another 15 clean sheets can see the Spaniard equal former United legend Peter Schmeichel's tally of 128. De Gea has made 113 appearances in the Premier League. He is line to surpass former Premier League greats Dennis Bergkamp (315), Shaun Wright-Phillips and Wayne Bridge (316 each).
Marcus Rashford has scored 44 goals so far in 142 Premier League appearances. He needs six more to register the mark of 50. Rashford could become only the 11th United player with 50-plus goals in the Premier League. He can surpass the likes of former United players such as Dwight Yorke (47), Dimitar Berbatov and Robin van Persie (48 each) respectively.
United have conceded 965 Premier League goals so far. If they concede 35 in the 2020-21 season, then the club will become the 11th side in the competition to ship in 1000-plus goals. United have amassed 2,979 shots on target and are closing in on the mark of 3,000.
Anthony Martial registered 17 goals in the last Premier League season. The Frenchman, who has 51 career EPL goals so far, will look to surpass the likes of David Beckham (62) and Eric Cantona (64).