Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Do You Remember ?

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Do You Remember ?

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ERIC Cantona is rightly regarded as one of Manchester United's greatest players.

He joined the team in 1992 and scored more than 80 goals.

Many fans attribute United's success in the 90s to Cantona.

He was a key member of the squad and fans gave him the nickname 'King Eric' for his skills on the field.

Eric Cantona lifts the FA Cup in 1996 Cantona wore the number seven shirt (previously worn by George Best and Bryan Robson) with the collar turned up. He remains one of the most celebrated and iconic personalities ever to take the pitch at Old Trafford.

Cantona's arrival at the club had a significant impact. In his opening season, United finished first in the newly formed Premier League.

United were on a winning streak as they took the league title again the following season. …

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