Eric Cantona made a surprise return with the New York Cosmos in January, after more than 14 years out of the game. The dying question undoubtedly by Manchester United fans around the World were – would he one day return to Manchester United as manager?
He spoke at great length about his admiration for Sir Alex Ferguson, and undoubtedly the passion for the club and the fans who made him their KING still runs deep within.
“He is one of the greatest of all time all around the world. For more than 20 years he has stayed at the same club with different generations of players.
“I admire him. He is a great psychologist. he adapts himself to all generations of players. He is a kind of genius.
“I learned from him, but now I am a free bird with my own wings. Now I am involved with New York Cosmos.
He refused to rule out a return though, when asked whether he would make a return to Old Trafford when Sir Alex Ferguson eventually retires.
“But we will see in the future.”