From Gordon Strachan to Rio Ferdinand: The 15 players to cross the Leeds United and Manchester United divide

The fierce rivalry of Leeds United and Manchester United will be renewed on Wednesday - albeit a pre-season 'friendly'.

Sunday, 14th July 2019, 11:31 am
From Gordon Strachan to Rio Ferdinand: The 15 players to cross the Leeds United and Manchester United divide

Here, we've taken a look at the 15 players to transfer directly from Manchester United to Leeds United - vice versa. Scroll and click through the pages to see who they are:

Borthwick-Jackson was supposed to be at Leeds for the entirety of the 2017/18 season, however, was recalled just six month in due to limited opportunities.
The Scottish defender began his career in England with Leeds in 1972 but after six years in West Yorkshire, McQueen opted for Manchester United in a 500,000 deal.

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Graham scored 47 goals in 260 appearances during his six years at Leeds, however jumped ship to Old Trafford when the Whites suffered relegation in the early 80s.
Following eight years at Elland Road, the Scotsman joined Manchester United for 350,000 in 1978 and spent three years at Old Trafford.
Cantona was prized away from Leeds after less than half a season as the Whites were crowned First Division champions in 1992. A 1.2m bid was submitted by Man Utd - and then boss Howard Wilkinson accepted.
Goodwin became the first player (on record) to make the dreaded switch, all the way back in 1960. He went on to spend four years at Leeds - scoring twice in 120 appearances.
During his 12 years at Leeds, Giles formed a budding partnership with Billy Bremner as he appeared 383 times for the Whites with 88 goals to his name.
After coming through the youth ranks at Leeds, Smith was sacrificed during the dark financial times, much to the displeasure of the Whites support, as he joined the Red Devils in a 7m transfer in 2004.
Manchester United received 350,000 from Leeds for Greenhoff in 1979 but the defender was unable to reach the heights he did at Old Trafford. Record: 72 appearances, one goal.
The defender was turfed out on loan by the Red Devils before Leeds offered him a permanent home for three years in 2013. Signed for 1m, Wottoon appeared 74 times.
Miller played an important part as Leeds reached the Championship play-off final in 2006 after joining on a season-long loan deal from Man United.
There was a lot of optimism when Sharpe arrived in 1996. However, with injuries restricting him to just 30 appearances in three years, his career quickly declined.
With just one first-team appearance under his belt at Old Trafford, Man United included Pugh in with the Alan Smith deal. Record: 50 appearances, five goals.
Leeds record signing and record sale. The Whites bagged a 10m profit when Ferdinand decided his future belonged to Man United after two years at Elland Road in 2002.
The best player the Whites have ever purchased from Manchester United? 200,000 bought six years of Strachan, a period where he was crowned the Footballer of the Year Award in 1991.