ERIC CANTONA has announced a new UK tour with one leg being played just down the road from Warrington.

The Manchester United legend-turned-singer has announced the tour following a previous sold-out tour which included performances all over the country.

The French former footballer will bring ‘Cantona Sings Eric’ to eight venues across the country, finishing in Manchester’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 20.

Cantona, who is now 57-years-old, played almost 400 games in his time as a player, scoring 131 goals in that time. The Frenchman has turned to creative endeavors since his retirement, taking up music, acting, poetry, and photography.

The ‘Cantona Sings Eric’ tour marks his second-ever music tour, with his debut tour taking place last October.

The full dates and venues are as follows:

  • Wednesday 10 April - Dublin, Liberty Hall
  • Friday 12 April - Glasgow, 02 Academy
  • Saturday 13 April - Aberdeen, Music Hall
  • Sunday 14 April -Newcastle, O2 City Hall
  • Tuesday 16 April - Leeds, 02 Academy
  • Wednesday 17 April - London, 02 Shepherd's Bush
  • Thursday 18 April - Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
  • Saturday 20 April - Manchester, Palace Theatre

Presales will  begin January 24, at 10am. The general on-sale will take place on January, 26, at 10am via Ticketmaster.