Every club Eric Cantona played for: a potted history of the Frenchman's career

Eric Cantona, Marseille
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We all know about the titles Eric Cantona collected in England with Manchester United and Leeds – but how did a player who dominated the Premier League in the 1990s come to leave France in the first place?

The United legend spent much of the 1980s as a journeyman forward in the French leagues, scoring goals, making trouble and eventually finding himself largely unwanted in his homeland.

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Conor Pope
Online Editor

Conor Pope is the former Online Editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing all digital content. He plays football regularly, and has a large, discerning and ever-growing collection of football shirts from around the world.

He supports Blackburn Rovers and holds a season ticket with south London non-league side Dulwich Hamlet. His main football passions include Tugay, the San Siro and only using a winter ball when it snows.