Eric Cantona

Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Alexis Sanchez 'handed famous No.7 shirt at Manchester United'
Alexis Sanchez will reportedly be handed the same number seven shirt worn by the likes of David Beckham and George Best when he completes his move to Manchester United.
Jan 15, 15:55
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's third during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on December 28, 2017
Phil Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez for £25m would be an absolute snip'
Phil Neville believes that signing Alexis Sanchez for £25m would be an "absolute snip" for Manchester United.
Jan 11, 21:52
David Silva scores City's second during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Jamie Carragher: 'David Silva is Manchester City's best ever player'
Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher claims that David Silva is "Manchester City's greatest ever player".
Dec 4, 10:39
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring during the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'Eric Cantona a Manchester United legend'
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says that former United man Eric Cantona is a "true legend" within the Old Trafford club.
Nov 27, 18:03
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola shake hands before the derby at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016
Eric Cantona: 'Pep Guardiola better option for Manchester United'
Eric Cantona admits that he "prefers the way Pep Guardiola plays", while describing Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho as overly defensive.
Nov 25, 12:38
Mark Hughes watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Stoke City, Newcastle United 'eye non-league forward'
Stoke City and Newcastle United reportedly scout 19-year-old forward Nordine Ibouroi, who currently plays his football for fourth-tier French outfit FC Martigues.
Oct 19, 11:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin Edwards: 'Sir Alex Ferguson turned down chance to sign Zinedine Zidane'
Sir Alex Ferguson opted not to pursue Zinedine Zidane because he preferred Eric Cantona in his position at Manchester United, according to former chairman Martin Edwards.
Oct 8, 18:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'I missed out on Peter Schmeichel, Eric Cantona'
Graeme Souness reveals that Liverpool missed out on signing Eric Cantona and Peter Schmeichel - who became Manchester United legends - while Reds manager.
Oct 8, 18:19
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta clears from Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Alexis Sanchez looking unhappy during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho, Harry Kane - Five players in the spotlight
Sports Mole looks at five players who will be in the spotlight as Premier League football returns this weekend following the international break.
Sep 8, 17:48
Robbie Brady and Joey Barton in the Premier League match between Burnley and Chelsea on February 12, 2017
Joey Barton: 'Football Association oblivious to match fixing'
Joey Barton hits out at the Football Association for the length of his 18-month ban and claims that he is not alone in betting on football matches.
Jun 18, 19:46
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Sean Dyche questions "harsh" 18-month ban for Joey Barton
Sean Dyche claims that the 18-month ban passed down to Joey Barton for betting on football matches is "harsh", but says that he respects the FA's decision.
Apr 27, 16:21
Luke Shaw and Sergio Aguero in action in the match between Manchester United and Manchester City on October 26, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United in the Premier League.
Apr 26, 17:22
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Eric Cantona praises Zlatan Ibrahimovic for helping young teammates
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona believes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the "right older player" to help young teammates at Old Trafford.
Feb 26, 12:15
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts after scoring during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Christophe Galtier: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic like Eric Cantona'
Saint-Etienne boss Christophe Galtier compares Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Red Devils legend Eric Cantona.
Feb 14, 14:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United can no longer raid rivals for best players'
Jose Mourinho believes that the days of Manchester United raiding their Premier League title rivals for their best players are over.
Feb 5, 10:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Antoine Griezmann 'promised Manchester United number seven shirt'
Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann is reportedly promised the club's iconic number seven shirt if he completes a switch from Atletico Madrid to Old Trafford.
Jan 22, 14:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jamie Carragher hails "box office" Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher pays tribute to Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, comparing the Swede to Eric Cantona.
Jan 13, 22:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jesse Lingard 'growing in confidence' at Manchester United
Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard targets at least 10 goals this coming season after helping his side to two victories at Wembley in the past three months.
Aug 11, 11:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I will be a god at Manchester United'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells Eric Cantona that he will become a "god" at Manchester United.
Jul 18, 12:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Marcel Desailly slams Eric Cantona over Didier Deschamps comments
Former France defender Marcel Desailly criticises Eric Cantona after he appeared to suggest that players had been left out of the Euro 2016 squad for racial reasons.
Jun 7, 21:14
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Andy Murray meets Eric Cantona after win at Roland Garros
Andy Murray says that he offered to take Eric Cantona for a tennis lesson after they met soon after the conclusion of his match with Stanislas Wawrinka at Roland Garros.
Jun 4, 10:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Carlo Ancelotti backs Jose Mourinho to succeed at Manchester United
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes that Jose Mourinho will be a "fantastic signing" for Manchester United.
May 24, 20:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Cantona: 'I love Jose Mourinho, but his style doesn't suit Manchester United'
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona says that Jose Mourinho is not the right man to take over at Old Trafford.
May 24, 14:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Cantona compares Anthony Martial to Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo
Manchester United legend Eric Cantona compares Anthony Martial to former Brazil striker Ronaldo and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
May 21, 14:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Peter Schmeichel urges Manchester United to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Ex-Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel is desperate to see the club sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic, comparing his potential impact to the one made by Eric Cantona.
May 17, 12:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United's Champions League group exits: How they fared afterwards
Sports Mole looks at how each of Manchester United's three seasons have unfolded when they have been knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages.
Dec 9, 10:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
David Beckham: 'No.7 shirt should inspire Memphis Depay'
Former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham believes that Memphis Depay should be inspired, rather than intimidated, by the No.7 shirt.
Nov 18, 22:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester derby: Top five Old Trafford clashes
Ahead of Sunday's meeting, Sports Mole picks out the top five Premier League Manchester derbies that have been played at Old Trafford.
Oct 22, 15:31
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Eric Cantona strips naked for magazine shoot
Former Manchester United and France striker Eric Cantona poses naked on the front of a magazine cover alongside wife Rachida Brakni.
Oct 16, 14:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
100% European Championships qualifying records: How they fared
As England qualify for the European Championships with a 100% winning record, Sports Mole looks at the four other nations that have achieved that feat.
Oct 14, 11:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Man United's Teddy Sheringham nets first league Old Trafford goal
Eighteen years ago today, Teddy Sheringham scored his first Premier League goal at Old Trafford as a Manchester United player.
Oct 4, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gary Neville: 'I'd add Schmeichel, Keane to Sir Alex Ferguson's world-class list'
Gary Neville believes that Peter Schmeichel and Roy Keane should have been included in Sir Alex Ferguson's list of world-class players that he managed.
Sep 29, 06:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
David Beckham: 'I know I was not world class'
After Sir Alex Ferguson claimed that he managed only four world-class players at Manchester United, David Beckham insists that he was never at that level.
Sep 24, 21:33
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Rio Ferdinand challenges Sir Alex Ferguson over 'world-class' statement
Rio Ferdinand challenges Sir Alex Ferguson after his former boss left him off the list of four "world-class" players that the Scot managed in his time at Old Trafford.
Sep 24, 18:42
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Ex-Manchester United star Eric Cantona wants to house refugee family for two years
Former Manchester United star Eric Cantona pledges to house a refugee family for "at least" two years.
Sep 23, 10:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Paul Scholes nets brace on senior Manchester United debut
Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Scholes marked his Manchester United debut by scoring both goals in a 2-1 victory over Port Vale in the League Cup.
Sep 21, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Manchester United's Eric Cantona returns to haunt Leeds United
Nineteen years ago today, Eric Cantona scored against his former club Leeds United in a 4-0 Manchester United win at Elland Road.
Sep 7, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Dimitri Payet: 'One day I might be as good as Thierry Henry, David Ginola'
Dimitri Payet speaks about his admiration for fellow French players such as Thierry Henry, David Ginola, and Eric Cantona.
Aug 29, 06:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Man United's David Beckham lobs Neil Sullivan from halfway line
Nineteen years ago today, Manchester United winger David Beckham scored from the halfway line against Wimbledon at Selhurst Park.
Aug 17, 08:00

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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
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11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
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