‘What have you got to lose?’ Cantona wants Man United top job

first_img SORRY Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Eric Cantona has thrown his hat into the ring to be the next Manchester United manager.United sacked Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after the club slipped 19 points behind rivals Liverpool. 2 Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Most Read in Football Freedman said: “Solskjaer doesn’t excite me one little bit and I’m sure he doesn’t excite the fans.“I think I have an answer I don’t think they would listen to, or actually understand, and you could turn it around very quickly.“There’s one player that no one has mentioned. He is a legend at United, he is worshipped by the fans, he is an intelligent guy. I know him very well and is the person who would make everything, not just on the field but off the field, work. That is Eric Cantona. 2 latest Eric Cantona wants the top job at Manchester United Hold on a second Ole! King Eric wants the job. Cantona has told former United executive Edward Freeman that he wants to be the next manager of @ManUtd. The latest on @BBCr4today pic.twitter.com/rhXJ0kwgLN— Nick Robinson (@bbcnickrobinson) December 19, 2018“I have been with Eric on a stage show and he has got up there and told how he loves United. He wanted to do the job and, certainly as an interim, what have you got to lose?“He wants the job. He is desperate.” Eric Cantona during his playing days for Manchester United Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update revealed Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade center_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Cantona would be a wildcard choice as Manchester United manager with his lack of coaching and management experience.Following his retirement from football in 1997 at the age of 30, he was involved with the France beach football team until he resigned as manager in 2011. He then had a brief stint at the New York Cosmos as director of soccer. BEST OF Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was named as caretaker manager of the Red Devils on Wednesday until the end of the season when the club expect to appoint a permanent boss.Former managing director of merchandising at the club, Edward Freedman, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that Cantona is “desperate” for the role. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? LATEST gameday cracker huge blow The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 whoops scrap RANKED last_img read more