Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona

  • Date of Birth: 24 May 1966
  • Birthplace: Marseille, Marseille, France

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      Gary Neville picks his dream Monday Night Football guest - and Man Utd fans would tune in
      Mirror Football newsletter by email with the day's key headlines and transfer news Gary Neville has named Eric Cantona as his dream Monday
      09/04 08:28

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      Five Perfect Hat-Tricks in Football History

      There is nothing quite like a perfect hat-trick. Especially a hattrick in which the scoring player hits left and right-footed shots alongside a header.

      Cantona: Jose Mourinho is bad for Manchester United

      Manchester United legend Eric Cantonal has said that Jose Mourinho is not the right person to lead the Old Trafford side.

      The rising cost of success in football

      The year is 1997. Brazilian superstar Ronaldo has just become the subject of the highest ever transfer fee when he moved from Barcelona to Inter Milan for £19.5 million and Manchester United have signed Teddy Sheringham for £3.5 million to replace the retiring Eric Cantona. A decade later, a baby-faced Gareth Bale joined Tottenham for £5 million and Arsenal’s Thierry Henry left the Premier League to join Barcelona for £16 million. Jump forward to today and the title of being the first £100 million player looks set to be awarded to a teenager with one full year of first team experience, Manchester City have spent £45 million on a defender that many are questioning and Manchester United have spent £75 million on a striker that has struggled against the big teams. With more money being spent than ever before at one end of the English football ladder, clubs struggling to stay in business and pay the wages of their staff is becoming a common occurrence at the other.

      Man Utd promise number 7 shirt to world-class forward

      Manchester United will reportedly reward Antoine Griezmann with the iconic number seven shirt, should he join the club in the summer.

      Man Utd legend Peter Schmeichel urges Moyes to make a bid for Zlatan Ibrahimovic

      The former Manchester United shot stopper believes the Swedish International Zlatan Ibrahimovic was “born to play for Manchester United”.

      Cantona to return to Man United?

      Former Manchester United player Eric Cantona is said to be seriously considering a move back to his former club but as a coach.