Eric Cantona hasn’t instructed the gamers about retirement plans, says Solskjaer
This was news to everyone but Cantona’s closest confidante as our # 7 failed to inform two of his United teammates of his plans during their title party.
“Well, that’s just Eric for you,” says Solskjaer of the enigmatic French in an exclusive interview who looks back on 25 years since he signed at Old Trafford.
“After the West Ham game when we beat them [2-0] In the last game of the season, he rented a restaurant called Tarantella in Poynton, just for his family and friends, his father and brother, and me and my wife and Jordi [Cruyff] and his girlfriend, and so there were only three of us players.
“We had a party, danced all night, did the famous Pulp Fiction dance, I can still remember Eric was up there!
“At 4am we said goodbye and a few days later I, Jordi and our partners were driving to London, and when we got to London we got off the train and it was on the radio that Eric Cantona had.” Decided in To retire.
“This is only Eric for you – he never mentioned anything to us when we were partying two days ago.”