Tottenham Hotspur have confronted some titans over time, each on the pitch and within the dugout.
Whether or not that be the attacking exploits of the Premier League‘s report goalscorer Alan Shearer or the tactical mastermind of former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson but it surely’s really one in every of his outdated gamers that has confirmed to be the person that Spurs worry essentially the most.
No man has managed a greater report towards the north London outfit than Cristiano Ronaldo, who now finds himself again at Previous Trafford after profitable strikes to Actual Madrid and Juventus.
The sensational return value round £18m final summer season.
Certainly, now 37 years of age, it’s clear that the Portuguese colossus has nonetheless obtained it, notably towards Spurs.
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Final season, he scored and assisted within the Purple Devils’ 3-0 rout on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier than netting a hat-trick within the return leg again in Manchester.
These 5 objective contributions took his tally to a rare 14 targets and 5 assists from 20 matches, and what’s much more spectacular is the truth that he has solely been on the dropping simply as soon as in that run, profitable 14 of these encounters, as per Transfermarkt.
That’s a report of 0.95 G/A per sport towards Tottenham over a seven-season spell – even the record-holder, Shearer, who scored and assisted 27 targets in 35 outings versus Spurs couldn’t muster up such a charge, thus proving Ronaldo to be the largest nemesis for the north London outfit over time.
Ex-Spurs boss Jose Mourinho labored with the legendary talisman on the Bernabeu and put his expertise amongst the perfect the world has ever seen.
“He’s the perfect. The most effective on the planet, sure. In all probability the perfect ever. I noticed Maradona a few instances. I by no means noticed Pele. However Cristiano is wonderful,” the ‘Particular One’ as soon as claimed.
“This man is the perfect… Cristiano is a targets machine. He’s an unbelievable participant. He’s like Zidane, there’ll by no means be one other Ronaldo.”
It’s arduous to argue in any other case because the 6 foot 2 marksman, who was additionally described as an “alien” by Portugual teammate Pepe, has delivered an astounding 699 targets from 941 home profession appearances, which additionally contains 221 assists, by way of Transfermarkt.
Spurs play United subsequent month they usually should be cautious of the 37-year-old’s report towards them as nobody has been extra deadly in relation to going through the Lilywhites.
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