Key to United's success is the form Cristiano Ronaldo, who Cantona believes is head and shoulders above any other player in the world.
"Cristiano Ronaldo has skills which no other player has, he is the best player in the world," Cantona told the Manchester Evening News. "It's important he plays as many games as possible.
"I am happy he is wearing my shirt. It was special for me, I hope it is special for him too."