Sunday 8 December 2019

Schneiderlin move would be latest in long line between Man Utd and Everton

Phil Neville had lengthy spells both with Manchester United and Everton
Phil Neville had lengthy spells both with Manchester United and Everton

Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is set to join Everton, with a £22million fee having been agreed.

Should the transfer go through, the Frenchman will become the latest in a long line of players to have moved between the north-west clubs.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at 10 men who have gone from Old Trafford to Goodison Park, or vice versa.


Russian winger Kanchelskis was with United for four years after joining in 1991, helping them claim their first two Premier League titles and the FA Cup, then moved to Everton for a season and a half, with a brace in a 2-1 derby win at Liverpool ensuring his lasting popularity with Toffees fans.


After being in United's youth set-up, defender O'Kane made only a handful of senior appearances for the club, with him being sent out on loan several times. He switched to Everton in early 1998 and was on their books until late 1999, having been loaned by them to Burnley and Bolton.


Someone who had much greater success with United's first team after emerging from their youth ranks was full-back Neville, the 'Class of 92' member who made close to 400 appearances for the Red Devils - winning a glut of silverware along the way - over the course of a decade before transferring to Everton in 2005. He became Toffees captain and played over 300 times for them up to his retirement in 2013.


The Swedish winger's first season with United was their treble-winning one of 1998-99, and he started in the Champions League final, but he was blighted by injury over the following two campaigns. In November 2001 he moved to Everton, who he then left at the end of that season.


A product of Everton's youth system, Rooney made a memorable first-team breakthrough in 2002, joined United two years later and has gone on to win numerous trophies, captain the Red Devils and move alongside Sir Bobby Charlton as their joint-highest scorer with 249 goals.


The American goalkeeper joined United in 2003 and won an FA Cup and League Cup with them before moving to Everton on loan in 2006-07, a switch made permanent later that term. He was with the Merseyside outfit, making over 400 appearances, until last summer, when he signed for the Colorado Rapids.


French striker Saha netted 42 times for United between 2004 and 2008 and then joined Everton, for whom he scored 35 goals before a switch to Tottenham in 2012.


Gibson made his senior United debut in 2005-06 and the Republic of Ireland midfielder had notched 10 goals in 60 appearances for the Red Devils - as well as spending time on loan at Royal Antwerp and Wolves - by the time he transferred to Everton in January 2012. Has featured only once for the Toffees' first team so far this term.


David Moyes signed the tall Belgian midfielder for Everton in 2008 and, after that proved a success, he then brought him with him to United in 2013. Fellaini remains at the club and has been a divisive figure among their fans - but his name was being chanted around Old Trafford on Tuesday after he scored late on in the 2-0 EFL Cup semi-final first-leg win over Hull.


Midfielder Cleverley was loaned to Leicester, Watford and Wigan before finally making his competitive senior bow for United in 2011. A further loan to Aston Villa followed in 2014-15, at the end of which he signed for Everton on a permanent deal. Has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park in the current transfer window, having made only four Premier League starts this term.

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