Star-Maker Eric

Man Of Steele Handed Huge Task

As the man charged with the responsibility of helping find Edwin Van Der Sar’s replacement at Manchester United, Eric Steele inhabits a high-powered world. Results were distinctly mixed amid the pursuit of a worthy successor to the club’s last goalkeeping great, Peter Schmeichel, and it’s unlikely Sir Alex Ferguson would take kindly to again making do with men of the standard of Fabien Barthez, Roy Carroll and Massimo Taibi.