Man Utd fans think Cristiano Ronaldo's greatest achievement of CAREER is scoring 18 goals in awful team this season

Man Utd fans think Cristiano Ronaldo's greatest achievement of CAREER is scoring 18 goals in awful team this season

FANS believe that Cristiano Ronaldo's greatest ever achievement is scoring 18 Premier League goals in an abysmal Manchester United team.

The 37-year-old could only smile in disbelief as United were thumped 4-0 at Brighton on Saturday.

United's embarrassing defeat has handed West Ham a chance to leapfrog them on goal difference and pinch a Europa League spot with a game to go.

But if it wasn't for his 18 league goals, the Red Devils could be a lot worse off.

Ronaldo hit a number of winners across all competitions this season.

The legendary forward has scored SEVEN match-winning goals, which is the most in the Prem.

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Without Ronaldo's goals, United could've found themselves middle of the pack, fighting with Crystal Palace for tenth.

And some Man Utd fans believe Ronaldo's volume of goals in such a poor United team could be the greatest achievement of his trophy-laden career.

That would be topping his FIVE Ballon d'Ors, all-time top scorer record, five Champions Leagues and winning the Euros with Portugal.

One fan said on Twitter: "Scoring 18 Premier League goals with this Manchester United side is Ronaldo's greatest achievement in his entire career."

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While others have said Ronaldo has made United worse, pointing towards their second-placed finish last term WITHOUT him.

A footy fan tweeted: "Last season, you remember the rank of Manchester at least.

"He came to destroy this Club, he only thinks of his stats."

With United set to contest either Europa League OR Europa Conference League football next term, Ronaldo's future may not lie at Old Trafford.

The serial winner wants to play Champions League football, leading to doubts over whether he'll stay and play under new boss Erik ten Hag next term.

Dion Dublin says it'll take a big summer spend to convince the football icon to stay.

Dublin told Sky Sports: "I don’t know where Ronaldo goes from here. Does he go back to Italy or Spain? I don’t know where he goes.

"I find it hard to see him staying at United unless something is done incredibly quickly.

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"Then again, I don’t know where he goes. I think United will be lost without him so I am hoping he is going to be [staying at] United without a doubt.

"But I don’t know why he’d stay to be honest with you. Unless the new manager says right £300million, these players are coming in, please stay. Otherwise I think he’s gone."

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