Well-executed volleys require timing and technique; Cantona possesses both in abundance...
Eric vs Sheffield United, Old Trafford, 1992/93
As United searched for a winner, Eric conjured some magic: collecting a bodged clearance with aplomb he lashed the ball home ruthlessly.
Eric vs Galatasaray, Old Trafford, 1993/94
This 3-3 home draw ultimately proved costly and it's fair to say the time never was quite right for Eric in Europe - but his timing to reach Keane's cross was perfect.
Eric vs Wimbledon, Selhurst Park, 1993/94
One of Cantona's finest United strikes, his first touch control and execution of the strike were immaculate. "What can you do about that?" said commentator Martin Tyler.
Eric vs Everton, Goodison Park, 1996/97
Goal number 80 of 82 for United, Eric latched onto Beckham's raking right-wing cross and, as he'd done many times in red, left defenders in a tangle behind him.