10 players who have played for Manchester United and Chelsea
Football players who played for Manchester United and Chelsea ? Footballers who have played for Manchester United and Man United ? Here we will take a look at some of the players who played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
We also have a list of the ten players who played for both Manchester United and Liverpool here.
Some of the best players have played for both Manchester United and Chelsea. it’s quite rare for a player to play at both of these clubs so we have prepared a list of the top 10 players (in no particular order) who have played for these clubs.
10 players who played for both Manchester United and Chelsea
10. Mark Hughes
Mark Hughes had an extensive career with Manchester United. A product of the United academy, Hughes moved to Barcelona in 1986 and after spending a few years at a number of other clubs he came back at United in 1989.
Hughes moved to Chelsea in 1995 for £1 million and stayed until 1998. The Englishman made 95 appearances for The Blues and scored 25 goals.
Mark Hughes started his career at Manchester United in 1980. He moved in 1986 to Barcelona for two seasons. Hughes then had a loan spell at Bayern Munich before returning to United in 1988.
What trophies has Mark Hughes won?
Mark Hughes has won a lot of trophies including; The Premier League (2), FA Cup (4), League Cup (3) and the European Cup Winners’ Cup among many more.
9. Juan Sebastian Veron
Juan Sebastian Veron is a midfielder who played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
Juan Sebastian Veron moved to Manchester United in 2001 from Lazio for a whopping £ 24.3m . However, he only stayed at the club for two years and then joined Chelsea in 2003.
8. Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcao is a Colombian striker who has played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
Radamel Falcao was sent on loan from AS Monaco (via Manchester United) to Manchester United in 2014.
Falcao was once one of the most lethal and deadly strikers in the world. But his star fell from grace quite spectacularly after a disastrous loan at Manchester United. After his failed loan at Old Trafford, Chelsea decided to take a gamble and sign him on loan too. But he only made ten League appearances scoring just one goal.
7. Juan Mata
Juan Mata is a Spanish attacking midfielder who has played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
Juan Mata joined Manchester United in 2014 from Chelsea for a fee in the range of £34 m. His feud with then Blues manager Jose Mourinho was the main reason behind his dismissal from the club.
Later when Mourinho joined the Red Devils the Spanish midfielder played under his tutelage pretty well.
What trophies has Juan Mata won?
- FA Cup 2011/12
- UEFA Champions League 2011/12
- UEFA Europa League 2012/13
- FA Cup 2015/16
- EFL Cup 2016/17
- FA Community Shield 2016
- UEFA Europa League 2016/17
6. Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku is a Belgian striker who has played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
When did Romelu Lukaku join Manchester United?
Lukaku moved to Chelsea in 2011 from Anderlecht for around £10 million. The Belgian only made 10 appearances though in the four years he was at the club. The reason? Well, Lukaku spent most of his time at the Stamford Bridge on loan at West Brom and Everton. He didn’t get the chance in West London and moved to Everton permanently in 2014.
Lukaku moved to Manchester United on transfer deadline day in August 2017 from Everton for around £90 millionm Many media outlets believed the Belgian was off to his former club as Antonio Conte was an avid admirer of the player as but the Red Devils had the last laugh.
What trophies has Romelu Lukaku won?
Romelu Lukaku has not won any major titles yet in England but he did win the Belgian Pro League in 2009/10.
5. George Graham
George Graham played for both Manchester United and Chelsea as a striker. He is one of the few players that have played for Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.
George Graham moved to Chelsea in 1964 from Aston Villa for £5,000.
Graham scored 35 goals in 72 league games. The Scotsman played for two seasons before he moved to Arsenal in 1966.
Graham moved to Manchester United in 1972 from Arsenal for £120,000. The Scotsman made 43 league appearances for the Red Devils but only scored two goals.
The former striker won a few trophies during his time in the top division.
Graham won The League Cup with Chelsea in 1964/65. Most of his other trophies he won playing for Arsenal including the First Division in 1970/71.
4. Nemanja Matic
Nemanja Matic is a Serbian defensive midfielder who has played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
When did Nemanja Matic move to Manchester United?
Nemanja Matic had two spells at Chelsea . The first time, Matic moved to Chelsea in 2009 from Kosice for £1.5 million. But he only made two League appearances in the two years he was there. In 2011, The Blues included Matic (£20m) in a swap-deal for Benfica defender David Luiz.
ChelseaManchester United re-signed Nemanja Matic from Benfica in 2014 for £21 million. From there on, he established himself as one of the League’s best defensive midfielders under Jose Mourinho.
Matic moved to United from Chelsea in 2017 for around £40 million. Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wanted Matic to join him at United to help bolster their midfield.
Matic is one of the key players Manchester United should not have sold.
What trophies has Nemanja Matic won at Manchester United and Chelsea?
- Premier League 2014/15, 2016/17
- FA Cup 2009/10
- None (so far)
3. Paul Parker
Paul Parker is a former footballer and one of the few players who played for Manchester United and Chelsea.
Paul Parker arrived at United from Queens Park Rangers and played for five years at the Old Trafford. In his previous clubs, he played in the centre of defence but Alex Ferguson shifted him to the right side of the defence and he established himself as a regular in the first team.
2. Mal Donaghy
Mal Donaghy is a former Northern Ireland footballer who played for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
The Northern Ireland defender joined Manchester United in the latter part of his career at the age of 31. for £100,000. He won three trophies during four year spell at United and later went on to join Chelsea which was his last club.
What trophies did Mal Donaghy win?
Mal Donaghy won:
Luton Town: League Cup 1987/88
- European Cup Winners’ Cup 1990/91
- FA Charity Shield 1990
- European Super Cup 1991
1. Ray Wilkins
Ray Wilkins sadly passed away on 4 April 2018 but he will be remembered as one of the greatest footballers in England.
Wilkins was a boyhood Chelsea fan and started his career with them in 1973. he spent six seasons with the blues. The midfielder had a five year long journey with United and guided the club to the FA Cup triumph back in 1983.
What trophies did Ray Wilkins win at Manchester United and Chelsea?
- FA Cup 1982/83
- FA Charity Shield 1983
Manchester United Player of the Year: 1976, 1977