Date: 24th May 2012 at 11:40am
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It is impossible to attempt to summarise the importance of to .

’s addition of the Frenchman in Novemeber 1992 is looked as the catalyst to ’s dominance of the Premier League, and whilst only at United for 5 years the impact of his spell is still felt.

A steal from rivals for £1.2m, Cantona would help himself to four PL titles and 2 FA Cup on the way to cementing his place in Manchester United history, but for good reason.

A leader, Cantona played with a style that is unmatched and the upturned collar of the #7 shirt is symbolic of this.

Affectionately referred to as King Eric, Cantona turns 46 today so here is a look back at just one of the many aspects that saw him ascend to the throne at – goals!

Happy Birthday Eric!

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