Sir Alex Ferguson and Eric Cantona joined in Manchester United celebrations after stunning PSG victory

Sir Alex Ferguson and Eric Cantona joined in the Manchester United celebrations after their famous victory over Paris Saint-Germain.

United stunned the French champions in the last 16 of the Champions League, overturning a 2-0 first leg loss in remarkable fashion in Paris on Wednesday night. 

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Marcus Rashford kept his cool to send United to the last eight

Marcus Rashford slammed home a stoppage-time penalty to wrap up a stunning 3-1 win for United after referee Damir Skomina adjudged Presnel Kimpembe had handled the ball in the box following the video assistant referee’s intervention.

Interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his team were then joined in the dressing room by their greatest ever manager Ferguson and the club’s iconic former striker Cantona.

They congratulated the players and Solskjaer, with United releasing a picture of the trio on their social media channels captioned: ‘Legends’.

Ferguson was United manager 20 years ago when the club clinched the Champions League with a remarkable victory over German giants Bayern secured thanks to two injury-time goals by Teddy Sheringham and Solskjaer.

United had earlier uploaded a video of a beaming Cantona in the stands at the Parc des Princes, with the Frenchman saying: “I love it. I am so happy. I am so happy.”

The 52-year-old – a four-time title winner in his spell at Old Trafford – is regarded as one of United’s greatest ever players.

Solskjaer’s side embodied the positivity displayed by their manager and spirit synonymous with the club over the years as they became the first team in Champions League history to overcome a first-leg home loss by two goals in a knockout match.

“I’ve got some fantastic memories,” the 1999 treble hero said. “Eh, football – that’s what it gives you.

“It’s special when you’re a coach or a manager doing it with your staff and players.

“The dressing room in there was absolutely unbelievable, just to see the whole club together with the owners, ex-managers, ex-players. Great atmosphere.”

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Solskjaer celebrates with the Manchester United fans in Paris

The United players were heard chanting Solskjaer’s name after surely sealing the permanent manager’s position.

“I keep doing this job as best as I can every single day and let’s see where it takes us,” he said.

“It’s been a fantastic time with the players and the staff I’ve got working with me. I’m going to enjoy this job as long as I’ve got it.

“If it’s another two or three months, however long it is, I’m going to enjoy it, I’m going to smile.”

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