On the field, though, he has been a sparkling success, scoring 11 times and creating another nine in only 12 appearances for his new side. Such dominance has led Cantona to question why the attacker made the move.
“When you’re 25-years-old and you’ve played with Brazil and Barcelona, you have to ask yourself a little what you’re doing in France, where you will play against Guingamp or Amiens,” Cantona told Yahoo Sport.
“Even the Champions League is a maximum of 10 matches a season. I’ve got no idea why he’s come to play in France. Who knows? It’s not the vision that I have for passion and football.
“He doesn't interest me so much.”
Indeed, Cantona is scathing of France's domestic league.
“I've never really watched it,” he admitted. “What am I going to watch? PSG against Guingamp? That doesn't interest me.
“Does Javier Pastore still play for PSG? I love Pastore. He doesn't play so much? That's a shame - maybe that's why I don't watch them.
“And what about Hatem Ben Arfa, does he play? No? Ok, I definitely won't watch them.”