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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

No Call for Cantona

PARIS () -- French national trainer Aime Jacquet praised Eric Cantona on Friday for his success in England but made it clear the Manchester United striker was not in his plans for June's European championship finals.


Cantona has been in superlative form lately, notching seven goals in his last eight games as his club has stormed to the top of England's premier league, but Jacquet told the French sports daily l'Equipe he had no reason to change his mind about calling him up.


Jacquet, whose team has fashioned a record unbeaten run of 20 matches without defeat, rebuilt his team around attacking midfielders Youri Djorkaeff and Zinedine Zidane. The French trainer said Cantona would be a possible injury replacement for either man.