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Olympique Marseille v Manchester United: Didier Deschamps keeps a lid on manic Marseille

For one of world football’s most garlanded figures, Didier Deschamps merits more than to be forever saddled with the dismissive moniker which Eric Cantona bestowed on him.

After all, hasn’t the old “water carrier” dealt almost exclusively in lugging around methuselahs of champagne ever since?
So as Olympique Marseille’s coach sits at their training ground looking forward to another European joust with Manchester United, I am intrigued to know whether Cantona’s comments before a tie between United and Juventus had stuck in his craw for these 15 years.

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