‘I love it!’: Manchester United legends Eric Cantona and Sir Alex Ferguson join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in dressing room to celebrate unforgettable night for the club after PSG comeback
- Sir Alex Ferguson and Eric Cantona celebrated Manchester United’s win at PSG
- The pair were pictured celebrating the win with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Marcus Rashford’s late penalty sent them through in the Champions League
- It capped off a remarkable comeback after they started the evening 2-0 down
Manchester United players had two very special guests join their celebrations after their dramatic win over Paris Saint-Germain as Sir Alex Ferguson and Eric Cantona came into the dressing room.
The club’s greatest-ever manager and their former French striker were pictured celebrating with caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the dramatic victory in the French capital.
United came from 2-0 down on aggregate to book their place in the quarter-finals after Marcus Rashford’s dramatic late penalty clinched the vital away goal they needed to progress.
Eric Cantona and Sir Alex Ferguson joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to celebrate after beating PSG
In the immediate aftermath of the victory, United uploaded a video of a beaming Cantona in the stands.
He simply said: ‘I love it. I am so happy. I am so happy.’
It was reported that Cantona was greeted just inside the United dressing room by a delighted Solskjaer.
Cantona then shouted ‘Ole’ before the pair embraced and then took a photo alongside Sir Alex as the players continued to celebrate.
Solskjaer hailed his side’s performance after the game in a result that edged him closer to winning the managerial position on a full-time basis.
Solskjaer and suspended midfielder Paul Pogba celebrate the win in front of the United fans
He said: ‘Fantastic. The belief in the boys was what we hoped for. The start was great and we set out to get the first goal, didn’t expect it after two minutes, but that made it more open for us.
‘This club, this is what we do. That’s Man United.
‘There’s always some mental doubt, because they’ve (PSG) had those experiences. I’ve tried to calm everyone down and sit them down.
‘Great atmosphere of course, it’s great to see the boss (Sir Alex) in there.’
When asked about his prospects of being named permanent manager now, he replied: ‘No, no, no. Not until the summer so let’s see what happens.’