Champions League: All-time top goalscorers

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With the fourth round of Champions League group stage fixtures set to start in earnest this evening, Tuesday could be the day in which the lights go out on Manchester City's European adventure, when they welcome Ajax to the Etihad Stadium.

Elsewhere, Arsenal will be looking to reignite their challenge with a positive result against Schalke in Germany, while there is every chance that a number of sides will be celebrating their safe passage to the knockout stages with two games to spare.

Manchester United travel to Portugal to face a Braga side that impressed in a 3-2 defeat at Old Trafford last time out, while Chelsea host Ukrainian Premier League champions Shakhtar Donetsk at Stamford Bridge tomorrow night.

Ahead of what promises to be another enthralling week of European action, GiveMeFootball brings you the top 10 all-time leading Champions League goalscorers…

10. Fernando Morientes | R.Madrid, Monaco, Liverpool, Valencia | 104 apps | 33 goals

9. Didier Drogba | Marseille, Chelsea | 75 apps | 37 goals

8. Alessandro Del Piero | Juventus | 92 apps | 42 goals

7. Cristiano Ronaldo | Manchester United, Real Madrid | 88 apps | 44 goals

6. Filippo Inzaghi | Juventus, AC Milan | 85 apps | 46 goals


5. Andrey Shevchenko | Dynamo Kiev, AC Milan, Chelsea | 102 apps | 48 goals

4. Thierry Henry | AS Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona | 114 apps | 51 goals

3. Lionel Messi | Barcelona | 72 apps | 54 goals

2. Ruud van Nistelrooy | PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, Real Madrid | 81 apps | 56 goals

1. Raul | Real Madrid, Schalke | 144 apps | 71 goals

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