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Eric Cantona to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I'm king of Manchester, you can be prince

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has told Zlatan Ibrahimovic that there will only ever be one king of Manchester.

Cantona was affectionately referred to as "The King" by United supporters during his successful spell at the club.

Ibrahimovic joined the Red Devils this summer, and while Cantona has welcomed the striker to Old Trafford, he did have a word of warning for him.

"I have a personal message for Zlatan," Cantona said in a video for Eurosport. "You decided to go red, it is the best choice you ever made.

"When you walk into the 'Theatre of Dreams' and you feel the ghosts of the legends who have been there before; when you score a goal right in front of the Stretford End; when you hear the crowd chanting your name; when your heart beats so strong that it bursts out of your chest; when you feel that you will love them as much as they love you; you will know, my friend, that finally you have made it home.

"Just one last thing. There can only be one king in Manchester. You can be the prince if you want to and the No. 7 shirt is yours if you are interested. This is my welcome gift to you. The king is gone. Long live the prince."

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