rss twitter facebook mobile

Moyes: We need Nani to show his talent more often

Whilst patience with Nani is something that ran out a long time ago for some United fans, I’m definitely still in his corner and hope that we one day get to see him playing consistently well in our shirt. In 2010-2011 he was voted our best player by his team mates, thanks to the brilliant [...]

Read Full Post
 

STATS: How do our wingers compare?

STATS: How do our wingers compare?

As the Moyes regime begins to take shape, it is a time for United fans to reminisce and remember the good times. Now, we all know the title race isn’t over and a new manager needs time to settle, but the retirement of Fergie himself was the final stage of the clubs transition; one that [...]

Read Full Post
 

Nani: Moyes convinced me to sign

Much to the surprise and delight of RoM, Nani was given a new five-year-deal last week, which shows David Moyes has more time for the Portuguese winger than our former manager did. “I am very content with my new deal at Manchester United,” Nani said. “This summer was not easy but, after a lot of [...]

Read Full Post
 

Why it’s great Nani has signed a new deal

Why it’s great Nani has signed a new deal

Nani has been a player that has split opinion for some time which meant there were mixed responses to news that he had agreed a new five-year-deal with the club. Not long ago, it appeared as though Nani would certainly be leaving the club and had Sir Alex Ferguson remained as manager, I imagine the [...]

Read Full Post
 

STATS: Nani’s past achievements in comparison to Silva, Mata, Bale…

Yesterday, Nani revealed that he might not be leaving Manchester United this summer, as most people had expected. This news was met with disappointment from plenty of reds, with his poor form last season leading people to believe he’d had enough chances at the club. He didn’t play well in 2012/2013, although he suffered from [...]

Read Full Post
 

Nani: I Could Stay At United

Nani: I Could Stay At United

With just one year remaining on his current deal and the club not offering a contract that meets his expectation, it seemed certain that Nani would be leaving United this summer. Last summer the club agreed a deal with Zenit St Petersburg for the player but Nani didn’t want to leave so wouldn’t agree terms [...]

Read Full Post
 

United’s wingers under scrutiny

David Moyes will be weighing up the merits of the players in his newly inherited Manchester United squad, with some changes in personnel expected this summer. The Scot will surely want to bring in a player or two of his own, and there may well be some exits from Old Trafford over the course of [...]

Read Full Post
 

RoM Season Review: The midfield

RoM Season Review: The midfield

Michael Carrick It has only taken seven years for Carrick to get his own song and the praise he deserves. The players aren’t stupid though and voted him their Player of the Year. Think about this: United have never finished outside the top two with Carrick in central midfield. Paul Scholes In the summer of [...]

Read Full Post
 

STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

STATS: How Do Our Wingers Compare?

This season has been a disappointing one for our wingers with Nani, Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young all struggling for fitness and good form. Last season Valencia was voted player of the season by his team mates and the fans, whilst Nani was voted player of the season by his team mates the year before, [...]

Read Full Post
 

Nani: Last season made us more focused

Nani has yet to agree a new deal with the club and with just one year remaining on his current contract, it is likely that he will leave in the summer. The season before last, when United won the record breaking 19th title, Nani was voted as our player of the season by his teammates. [...]

Read Full Post
 

RoM’s CoM – March

RoM’s CoM – March

I had a number of versions of this written and ready to publish but wasn’t sure which one would be most entertaining or enjoyable for the average Republik of Mancunia reader. I did, in fact, send two of these versions to Scott and if you’re reading this one (Version 2) he has decided that Version [...]

Read Full Post
 

Van Persie: UEFA Are Cowardly For Backing Ref

Robin van Persie is still frustrating by the ridiculous decision to send Nani off during our Round of 16 game against Real Madrid. According to the Laws of the game, at worst it was a yellow card, but the referee incorrectly opted to send Nani off. FIFA Law 12: If a player plays in a [...]

Read Full Post
 

Nani: I Am Ready To Help The Team

Nani: I Am Ready To Help The Team

Nani turned the game around for Manchester United against Reading after coming on for Phil Jones just before half time. He scored our first goal and then provided a brilliant cross for Chicharito to make it 2-0. Our Portuguese winger didn’t even make the squad for the Real Madrid game this week but Nani has [...]

Read Full Post
 

VIDEO: Nani and Chicharito Goals vs Reading

UNI1REA0 by Samu21213 UNI2REA0 by Samu21213

Read Full Post
 

Fergie: Nani And Young Were Disappointed

Fergie: Nani And Young Were Disappointed

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that there were plenty of disappointed players on Wednesday night when they learned they would not be playing against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. Ashley Young and Nani were particularly upset as neither of them made the bench, with Ryan Giggs the preferred substitute winger. “There were a lot of [...]

Read Full Post