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23/11/2012 00:01, Report by G Thompson

Eric at statue unveiling

Eric Cantona is one of a host of famous Reds, past and present, who will be at Old Trafford on Friday for the unveiling of the Sir Alex Ferguson statue.

Cantona will join the likes of Peter Schmeichel, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Ruud van Nistelrooy, the Neville brothers and Edwin van der Sar at the stadium for the ceremony which starts at 14:00 GMT.

The entire current squad will also be in attendance for the revealing of the statue, created by sculptor Philip Jackson, which was commissioned to mark the manager's 25 years in charge last November.

There will be an area for fans to watch the unveiling which will take place in front of the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, while MUTV will be showing the event live from 13:30 GMT. It will be free-to-air for Sky subscribers.

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Legends back in town

Some of the famous Reds who will be in attendance at the unveiling...

Eric Cantona
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Dwight Yorke
Gary Neville
Peter Schmeichel
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Edwin van dar Sar
Phil Neville
Andrew Cole
Bryan Robson
Paddy Crerand
Wilf McGuinness
Denis Irwin

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