The Portuguese winger Luis Nani received a red card as Manchester United lost against Real Madrid in the last 16 stage of the Champions League. United were coming into the match on the back of the 1-1 draw in the first leg.
They were feeling extremely confident that they will be able to seal the progression to the quarter-final stage due to the home advantage. Things looked on the up for Manchester United when they took the lead through an own goal from Sergio Ramos. However, the red card received by Nani midway through the match changed the entire outlook.
The Manchester United winger Nani has emerged as a shock transfer target for Arsenal. The 26-year-old is apparently out of his way at Old Trafford after falling out with the manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
The Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that the winger Nani will be unavailable for the next 10 days after suffering a hamstring problem ahead of the visit to Aston Villa during the weekend. Manchester United recently went top of the table following the 2-1 win over Arsenal. This coupled with the 1-1 draw at Chelsea against Swansea meant that they now have a slender advantage over the Londoners in the title race. He will be looking to maintain that after this weekend as well.
The winger of Manchester United, Luis Nani, has been strictly told by the United management not to speak about contract issues in the media.
Nani had been put on sale by United during the pre season transfer window and the club was on the verge of selling him to the Russian club Zenit, but, at the last moment, Zenit decided not to buy the Portuguese winger. So, Nani has to remain with United till the mid season transfer window. According to some reports, Sir Alex Ferguson has clearly told Nani to concentrate on his game rather than thinking about a new contract.
Manchester United winger Nani is currently looking at the prospect of extending his current deal with the club according to his agent.
Portugal midfielder Nani has said that he is extremely happy with the performance of the national team in the quarter-final match against the Czech Republic, which ended as a win for the Portuguese, according to the Man Utd news website.
Manchester United midfielder Nani has said that he wants to stay with the Old Trafford club by signing a new contract. It is thought that Manchester United are ready to offer Nani a contract extension that will keep him at the club for the long-term.
Luis Nani has been one of the in and out players for Manchester United this season, but it has been largely down to the huge number of injury problems he has suffered this season.
Manchester United’s Portuguese winger Luis Nani has admitted that this season has not been the best of seasons for him at Old Trafford and he blamed it much on his inconsistency after returning to full match fitness having spent a month out with a knee ligament injury.
Nani was injured during United’s 2-1 victory against English Premier League rivals Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium and made his comeback against Ajax Amsterdam in the UEFA Europa League match at Old Trafford last week but he could not prevent his side going down 2-1 to the Dutch side at the end of the match.