Date: 23rd February 2014 at 4:20am
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Van der Sar's retirement marks the end of an era

Whilst the answer tends to lean towards one, the question of who was better between and is a one that is frequently asked.

After years in goal for , Schmeichel left the club as United’s best ever goalkeeper and one of, if not the best goalkeeper to play the game.

After a series of failed experiments, finally got things right when he brought Edwin Van Der Sar in from Fulham and whilst the Dutchman was at the club for 6 years, he did enough to threaten Schmeichel’s throne.

The two greats met up at a UEFA function in Nice last night, prompting Van Der Sar to tweet this picture:

Van Der Sar & Schmeichel

Whilst the pair’s place in United history is cemented, you have to wonder if could surpass them given that he has time on his side?