There has been a definite change in Nani over the course of the past year, and that change on the pitch has coincided with a change off it. Nani has repeatedly spoken about how he now realises what a privilege it is to play at Manchester United and that seems to have had a great effect on his game.

Our winger has revealed today that he he feels confident that he can improve and that people around the club are excited about his potential.

“I feel more confident in this club,” said Nani. “I realise where I am and I know I am doing well. I am helping my team win games and important points and now I know I am very important for my team. Everyone is excited with me because they didn’t know if I could be the player everyone expected. Now everyone starts to believe I can be a very good player. Hopefully I can do much better than last season. I am working very hard on that and I am confident. People saw a different player last season because I worked hard every day. I improved a lot, but there is a lot to learn yet and I hope to start this season better than the last.”

Let’s remember, Nani is only 23-years-old and this season really could be a massive one for him.