Wayne Rooney has overtaken Ruud van Nistelrooy to become Manchester United's top goalscorer in European competition with 39 goals from 96 appearances.
Van Nistelrooy had previously held the record with 38 goals from 47 games ahead of Ryan Giggs on 29 goals from 158 games and Denis Law with 28 from 33.
39 – Wayne Rooney is now Manchester United’s outright top-scorer in Europe, netting one more than Ruud van Nistelrooy (38). Continental.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 24, 2016
The striker's goal is also his 248th goal for Manchester United, leaving him just one short of the all-time club record held by Sir Bobby Charlton.