Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the Champions League for Manchester United this week as top-flight European competition resumes.
Chelsea beat Manchester City to win Europe’s top prize last season and now clubs across the continent are gearing up for the new campaign.
The Blues along with United, Man City and Liverpool will be in action in the Champions League this season and there will be a lot of attention on a certain Ronaldo.
The Portuguese superstar capped his second United debut with a stunning brace against Newcastle last weekend and he will now want to have a similar impact in Europe.
United face Young Boys on Tuesday – which will be live on talkSPORT 2 – and Ronaldo will look to add to his incredible Champions League record.
The 36-year-old is the all-time top scorer at UCL and currently has 134 goals to his name.
Huge rival Lionel Messi has 120 Champions League goals over the course of his remarkable career and will be in action for new club Paris Saint-Germain against Club Brugge this week.
Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich to European glory in 2020 and will be there to add to his Champions League scoring record when he faces Barcelona – also live on talkSPORT 2.
Ahead of a few big games this week, talkSPORT.com is giving you a glimpse of where the current stars sit among the Champions League’s top ten scorers.
8 = Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) – 48
8 = Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo Kiev, AC Milan, Chelsea) – 48
8 = Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United) – 48
7. Thierry Henry (Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona) – 50
6. Ruud van Nistelrooy (PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid) – 56
4 = Karim Benzema (Lyon, Real Madrid) – 71
4 = Raul (Real Madrid, Schalke) – 71
3. Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich) – 73
2. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – 120
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus) – 134