It seems some Manchester United fans are convinced that club legend Eric Cantona is set to become the Red Devils' new director of football, after the former France international dropped a hint on his Instagram.
A new position as the head of football at Old Trafford is being created, as part of an ongoing restructuring process in the wake of Jose Mourinho's departure.
Cantona, who remains a firm favourite at Old Trafford following his playing days between 1992 and 1997,
Cantona took to his Instagram account on Monday to post a picture, which he captioned '
Praying it’s DoF — Liam Cusack (@Liam_Cusack) February 4, 2019
Director at the theatre — Karthik PK (@iamkarthikpk) February 4, 2019
Cantona Director of Football & Ole as manager next year 狼— Fructose Father (@itsLeRoy_) February 4, 2019
Hope Cantona’s IG post is about him either coming out of retirement to replace Sanchez or becoming our director of football #mufc— 路♀️ (@rithereddevil) February 5, 2019
Since his retirement from football Cantona has experimented in a spell as an actor, as well as trying out a career as a beach football player. However, he soon returned to football as a director of football at the New York Cosmos, where he spent one year at the helm between 2011 and 2012.