This was bound to happen! After Eric Cantona mentioned Zlatan Ibrahimovic in an interview with Eurosport, fans all over were expectantly awaiting the legend’s response but don’t think anyone saw this coming…
Cantona told Ibrahimovic he could be the ‘prince’ of the city following his switch to Old Trafford, but he would always be the king.
The notoriously eccentric Swede has delivered the perfect one-liner back to the mercurial Frenchman: “I admire Cantona. And I heard what he said.
“But I won’t be King of Manchester. I will be God of Manchester,” report Swedish paper Aftonbladet.
“There can only be one king in Manchester”
Eric Cantona’s back… and he has a message for Zlatan Ibrahimovic!https://t.co/MMriXan7Gx
— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) July 9, 2016
Ibrahimovic previously remarked after his departure from Paris Saint-Germain: “I came like a king, I left like a legend.”
The former Barcelona striker is expected to start training with the Red Devils this week following his switch to the club on a one-year deal.
Now, let’s see if ‘The Commissioner of Football’ has any comeback comments to make!