Many have tried to persuade Eric Cantona to write his autobiography. He never will. Philippe Auclair has interviewed every key player in Cantona’s life to. Buy Cantona Main Market by Philippe Auclair (ISBN: ) from Start reading Cantona: The Rebel Who Would Be King on your Kindle in under a . Most people would agree that a great biography of Eric Cantona could never be written by a British writer. The task required a sophisticated.
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Cantona by Philippe Auclair
Most people would agree that a great biography of Eric Cantona could never be written by qould British writer. After interviewing people over three years, Philippe Auclair is able to give us a broad picture and well as a detailed narrative.
That decision was made because of special circumstances which existed around him at that time. United had not won the title since Arsenal had won it in and but Manchester United had not won it since Always commendably balanced, Auclair compares the personalities of Howard Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson in a way that is fair to both men.
At the time it seemed to me that Cantona pushed Hughes forward another fifteen yards. Crucially, I think, Hughes and Cantona could not be bullied. Both had power as well as flair, physicality as well as finesse.
Even at a high level, football is not fiendishly complicated. The game becomes more fluid, more surprising.
So, they look for spaces. Mark Hughes loved to receive the ball with his back to goal and give it back — we could combine in small spaces.
Cantona: The Rebel Who Would Be King: The Turbulent Life of Eric Cantona
This enthralling, nuanced biography is a fitting tribute to a huge, complicated talent who transformed a team and a club. Inwhen Cantona was about to leave Auxerre and join Marseilles, Silvio Berlusconi came in with a late bid. That partnership might have been magical but the Frenchman had given his word he would sign for his hometown club. The Rebel Who Would be King. By Philippe Auclair Most people would agree that a great biography of Eric Cantona could never be written by a British writer.
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