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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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VIDEO: Nani and Chicharito Goals vs Reading

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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 [...]

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Fergie: Incredibly Talented Nani Going Nowhere

Following rumours that Nani had played his last game for Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out the possibility of selling the winger in January. Nani was on the receiving end of criticism following our League Cup defeat in extra time against Chelsea after he lost the ball in the last minute to allow [...]

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Fergie Blames Nani For Chelsea Defeat

Fergie Blames Nani For Chelsea Defeat

Manchester United fielded a team of second string players and youngsters at Chelsea tonight, with Rafael da Silva the only player to remain from the starting XI from Sunday’s game. Chelsea sent off £75m worth of talent from the bench to get the game won, having gone behind three times, whilst United brought on 18-year-old [...]

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VIDEO: Nani and Kagawa Goals vs Spurs

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Nani: Ronaldo Demanded To Take Last Pen

The semi-final between Spain and Portugal ended in a draw meaning a penalty shoot-out decided who would be in the final. The Portuguese side seemingly forgot their order, with Bruno Alves almost reaching the penalty spot before Nani caught up with him to take his place. Nani took an excellent penalty but Alves missed his [...]

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STATS: How Euros Have Affected United Players’ Social Media Influence

STATS: How Euros Have Affected United Players’ Social Media Influence

Football and social media can be more closely correlated than perhaps we realise. Whilst we don’t care so much what they say, the fact we now have the option to hear our idols has helped bridge the gap between fans and footballers like never before. Players from across the globe take to social network sites [...]

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