Happy Cantona 'not surprised' to join EPL Hall of Fame

Afp, London

19 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona says he is "proud" but "not surprised" to be inducted into the English Premier League Hall of Fame.

The 54-year-old former France international and former Manchester United’s Irish footballer Roy Keane join Alan Shearer and fellow Frenchman Thierry Henry in being named.

"I am very happy and very proud, but at the same time I am not surprised," said Cantona on learning of his accolade. "I would've been surprised not to be elected! I have been lucky to play in this team, with wonderful players, a wonderful manager and wonderful fans.