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Orlando City striker Daryl Dike is a special boy according to teammate Luis Nani and that the United States of America international has incredible football talent. Luis Nani talked about Dike in an exclusive interview with Stephen Keel via Instagram Live.

Luis Nanihas been impressed with the humility shown by Dike despite his rapid rise to the top of MLS football in the colours of Orlando City. Ex-Lazio, Valencia and Manchester United attacker Nani was quick to point out that a lot of young footballers fail to stay grounded when they find fame and fans start shouting theirname. Nanirevealed during the aforementioned interview that Dike has not been swallowed by fame just like what’s obtainable with a lot of young players in this day and age. According to him, American international Dike listens to all the players and the coaches at Orlando City before adding that the product of his humility is the lasting result for all to see on the pitch. Continue reading


With Cristiano Ronaldo set to make his second debut for Manchester United on Saturday, there are a lot of things to look forward to and a couple of reasons to be excited as well a fan of the Red Devils. Since Ronaldo re-joined the club this summer from Italian Serie A giants Juventus, a lot of the happenings at Old Trafford have been revolving around him and of course, it’s not a surprise judging by the kind of player that he is and what he promises to bring to the team. The Portugal international superstar has already impressed United fans while he was away on international duty for his country after scoring two goals in’ Sir Alex Ferguson’s time’ to stage a comeback win for Portugal against Northern Ireland.

His two-goal performance was widely celebrated across the world of football as he was confirmed as the new leading goalscorer in Men’s national team football history. He was one goal away from tying the record that was held by Ali Dae (109) and after doing what he does best, he not only matched the record tally, he surpassed it as well. United fans were buzzing to see that their legend still has his goalscoring instincts and that he is still capable of carrying a team on his back; something they will be really happy about heading into the season. Continue reading



Orlando City skipper Luis Nani has been named the MLS (Major League Soccer) Player of the Week for Week 16 of the 2021 season following his performance during the win over Atlanta United.

Portuguese international Luis Nani scored a goal and also added an assist to lead his team to a 3-2 win over Atlanta United at home. His goal was the winner that secured the three points on offer for Orlando City. Continue reading

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Former Manchester United and Portugal winger Luis Nani has backed the players representing his country at the 2020 Euros competition to emerge winners of the title, citing that they have what it takes and that they only need to believe in themselves. Nani was a part of the Portugal squad that won the 2016 edition of the competition and he has said that it is not impossible to win the trophy again. Portugal’s Euros 2016 win means that they are the current holders of the title and after already qualifying for the last-16 of this year’s edition, they now have the chance to win the title back-to-back.

Speaking ahead of the country’s last-16 tie, Nani was giving his assessment of the current squad, stating that the team is already filled with a lot of talented set of players and that they are lucky to have the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo in the team. Nani mentioned the likes of Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes, Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix, Lille midfielder Renato Sanches, and of course, Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as some of the country’s best players who have what it takes to lead the team to victory.
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There is a lot of hype currently surrounding Manchester United’s teenage sensation Mason Greenwood, and he has deserved every bit of the praises he has been getting since making his debut for the club. The youngster, who rose through the ranks at the club from their youth academy, has been a revelation since his very first game for the Red Devils and he has not looked back since then.

The academy graduate was the club’s star performer during their last season’s Europa League campaign and scored a coi9oe of goals for the side as well. He has been equally brilliant this season and has excelled spectacularly whenever he has played games. Greenwood recently recorded his 100th appearance for Manchester United and judging by the fact that he’s still a teenager, it is evident to see how good a player he has been to have played as many as 100 matches for the club.
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Former Manchester United winger Luis Nani has revealed that he believes his former club have continued to move closer towards winning the league title after close to 8 years since the last time they last clinched the league crown. The Red Devils last won the division’s title in 2013, which happens to be the last time legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge of the club.

Since then, they have toiled hard and have not been able to reach the apex of the league, losing the league title to Chelsea, Leicester City, Liverpool, and Manchester City within that period. There have also been appointments of several managers such as David Moyes, Louis Van Gaal, and José Mourinho as they kept on searching for a head coach that would propel them to a league title win, but neither of those managers was able to help achieve that goal.
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Nani And Ferdinand Urge United To Sign PSG Forward This Summer

Former Manchester United Players Luis Nani and Rio Ferdinand have both urged the club to complete the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé when the summer transfer window permits for business transactions later this year. There’s no telling why both players think the French club would be interested in letting such an important player leave the club but it has not stopped them from asking the United board to try and sign the player in the summer.

Every football fan knows how almost impossible it would be for Manchester United to prise away the France international attacker from PSG this summer given how much of an important player he is to the Parisians. PSG have high ambitions to win the UEFA Champions League trophy and are appearing more ready than ever currently and it would be insane of them to let go of one of the key players they have that can help them achieve that feat.
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Orlando City attacker Luis Nani has revealed why he signed for Manchester United over a decade ago. Luis Nani left Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon to sign for Manchester United in 2007. He spoke to Utd Unscripted about his time as a Manchester United player and what informed him to opt for the Red Devils ahead of the other clubs interested in his services. Luis Nani told Utd Unscripted that a lot of clubs wanted to sign him when he made a breakthrough in his football career at Sporting Lisbon and that he’s delighted that he listened to the advice from his agent to sign for Manchester United.

Luis Nani went on to give the three reasons that made him sign for Manchester United in the summer of 2007. According to him, Portuguese national team colleague Cristiano Ronaldo was a major reason behind his transfer to Manchester United. Continue reading




Luis Nani always knew that he would play for Premier League giants Manchester United. The Portuguese forward made this known on the Manchester United podcast when he was featured earlier this year as the Orlando City player disclosed that he had always felt an unexplained connection with the 13-time Premier League winners. Luis Nani had a lot of suitors to pick from when he wanted to leave Sporting Lisbon in 2007 and his transfer to Manchester United for him once the Red Devils were amongst the clubs that wanted to sign him. Luis Nani joined Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in a €25m deal.

Luis Nani was at Manchester United as a young visitor years before his move to the club. His love for Manchester United grew when the club won an unprecedented treble at the end of the 1998/99 season as he watched the club clinch the Champions League title ahead of Bayern Munich in their final clash at the Nou Camp in 1999 to complete the treble. By then, the Red Devils had already wrapped up the Premier League title and the FA Cup title.
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Orlando City forward Luis Nani is certain that Manchester United playmaker Bruno Fernandes is a perfect fit for his former as he backed his compatriot to be a key player for the Red Devils for many years to come.

Luis Nani talked about Bruno Fernandes in United Review for the official website of Manchester United as he praised him for his impact since signing for the club in January. Bruno Fernandes became a Manchester United when the English club paid an initial fee of £47m to sign him from Sporting Lisbon. Continue reading