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Wayne Rooney's Premier League goals as he approaches landmark tally

Wayne Rooney goes into the new Premier League season just two short of 200 goals in the competition.

As he gets started on league duty in his second spell at boyhood club Everton, Press Association Sport looks at a career breakdown of Rooney's Premier League goals.

CAREER RECORD

Games: 460

Goals: 198

CLUB

For Everton: 15 goals

For Manchester United: 183

:: Rooney's United goal tally is the most in the Premier League by any player for any one single club.

FAVOURITE OPPONENTS

14 goals: Newcastle

13: Aston Villa

11: Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham

10: Fulham, Portsmouth

:: Only Alan Shearer has double-figure goal tallies against more Premier League opponents - 12, to Rooney's seven.

:: Rooney has scored Premier League goals against 35 different opponents in all.

SEASON BY SEASON

2002-03: 6

2003-04: 9

2004-05: 11

2005-06: 16

2006-07: 14

2007-08: 12

2008-09: 12

2009-10: 26

2010-11: 11

2011-12: 27

2012-13: 12

2013-14: 17

2014-15: 12

2015-16: 8

2016-17: 5

SCORED WITH...

Right foot: 156

Left foot: 22

Head: 20

:: Almost 79 per cent of Rooney's Premier League goals have come with his right foot.

VENUE

Home: 108

Away: 90

:: Of the 26 players with 100 or more Premier League goals, only Ryan Giggs has scored more goals away than at home.

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