Without having to say anything, Cantona was able to lift those around him.
"A lot of people think he was a bit aloof but, to us, he was just one of the lads," said Giggs. "The fact he fitted in straight away helped on the pitch...
"He just had a real presence about him, an aura which worked in different ways.
"For us, knowing Eric was in the team was a boost.
"But the opposition were also acutely aware he could come up with a little bit of magic to unlock their defence."