Luis Nani | 2012/13 Performances

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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Rooney and Vidic are both notoriously poor performers after an injury. Can look incredibly rusty and average when they haven't played much football in a while.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Because they offered more at the time. Whether this was down to form or fitness is a matter of opinion. I already know yours.
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    We have two wingers who can directly cover for Nani. It's not as easy to find your replacement for Vidic and Rooney, in those positions the difference for the cover has more of an impact. Not to mention that it's possible the risk for Nani making that existing injury worse is higher than that of Vidic or Rooney, which again would be the recovery argument and how not all players are the same. Maybe they are able to play through it, where he can't. My point is when fit, Nani is always going to start over Park or Young, and Fergie would have put him in the crunch games had he not been recently injured, or recovering from an injury at the time. It's strange how whenever Nani is dropped, it's always following a recent injury, weird huh?
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Yeah, that's your opinion.

    I disagree. I think he was playing poorly and got dropped. The recent injury is an excuse IMO, as he also had dodgy runs of form last season in the absence of any recent injury.

    Happy to agree to disagree.
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    Hectic Moderator

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    Fair enough, same time next week.
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    londonredmaniac I suffer delusions of grandeur

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    I can't believe anyone is calling Nani a footballing genius...
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    Hectic Moderator

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    No-one is, you just apparently can't read.
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    londonredmaniac I suffer delusions of grandeur

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    I can read fine, which is why I asked if it was a joke.

    Problem?
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    Nathan Full Member

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    I'm all for squad rotation and every player must be ready when called upon. We need each one to playing at this maximum in all our games. We cannot be coasting or allowing passengers to be along for the ride.
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    Hectic Moderator

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    Three posts below Jimy's which calls him a genius. Three posts above yours which laughs about him being called a genius and asks if it was a joke.
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    londonredmaniac I suffer delusions of grandeur

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    I think we can all agree there. At his best I'd have Nani starting, on his day he's fecking unplayable...but very few players can maintain that performance over the course of a season.

    Having Young, Valencia and Nani is a nice place to be in.
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    londonredmaniac I suffer delusions of grandeur

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    Right so a joke...er...fine. Missed his other post :confused:
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    Hectic Moderator

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    I didn't mean it in a harsh way, which in fairness is how it reads, but I figured someone best say something or you might ask the question again. Forever.
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    londonredmaniac I suffer delusions of grandeur

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    :lol: I'm glad we cleared it up.

    For the record I have alot of time for Nani. He has the power to both excite/frustrate me within minutes of each other.

    Like women really...
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    Brilliant again tonight. Hope he plays like this all season, as he will finally get the plaudits he deserves and will be acknowledged as our best player.
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    Pretty much set up 2 goals, and won the free kick in which we scored from.
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    Have to be happy for him now that there's another player at the club who's on the same wavelength.
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    Amar__ Not so Full Member

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    He is really playing with so much ease, he is beating players at will, creating chances, playing some nice passes, one-twos, IMO alongside cleverley our best player on the pitch today.
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    Here's hoping to a flying start to this year's campaign.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Based on last night's game he's got serious competition for that accolade.

    Great performance though. A constant threat.
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    Nani and Kagawa together looks really promising so far. Put Clev and an inform Rooney into the mix and we got some real offensive punch that every team will have problems dealing with. Oh and let's not forget Tony V.
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    Super-Nani, eh.
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    Striker10 "Ronaldo and trophies > Manchester United football

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    you forgot RVP :(
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    friendlytramp More full of crap than a curry house toilet

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    I'd expect some nani news soon. They'll want to get all loose ends tied up before the season starts.
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    I can't imagine a worse thing happening to United right now than Nani refusing to sign an extension, I hope to god this gets sorted out soon, more important to me than any other signing, even though we're in serious need of a LB/CM
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    bergen Author of gayest thread 07/08

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    Give him whatever he wants, you would have to spend 40m on a similar winger
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    It just doesn't make sense for Nani to leave, footballing-wise. We're building a seriously class squad that has all the depth and quality to challenge on multiple front. Being a part of, if not one of the best of, that squad is definitely not something to just walk away from.


    I mean of course unless somebody is willing to triple his wage and all that.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    We all know what Nani news you're expecting.
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    Rado_N See You Next Tuesday

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    Part ex for Rodwell?

    Oh wait...
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    MichaelS Banned

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    How long does nani have left on his contract?
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    Hellboy Full Member

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    2 years.
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    Devilton Banned

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    I can see Nani's agent kicking up a fuss and asking for 200k a week as well. He's a top player on his day, but one can't help but feel there's also a primadonna side to our Tito Jackson look alike.

    Hope he signs an extension but wouldn't be shocked if he didn't and we had to sell.
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    Vibhas Banned

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    Apparently he was asking for 120-130k pw, is that true? Doesn't seem excessive at all to me.

    If there was a choice between keeping Nani, and not getting RvP, or selling Nani and getting RvP, I think 99% would opt for the former.

    It's pretty much the worst reasonably conceivable thing that can happen to us in terms of personnel (i.e. you can't see Rooney kicking up a fuss again now, can you).
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    I don't know why it's taking so long but all signs have been positive and he obviously wants to stay here and win things.
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    Hernandez - BFA The Way to Fly

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    If that's the sum he desires, then I agree - that type of salary seems quite fitting for a player of his ilk in this day of age.
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    Commadus Banned

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    We are not prepared to offer him £120k pw?
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    Devilton Banned

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    120-130k seems very reasonable to me considering Welbeck is getting 75k.

    Where are you getting that figure from though?
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    You tell us. You're the one throwing it out there.
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    kps88 Full Member

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    Still got two years left. It's not that urgent we tie things up before the season starts is it? We could wait till January. Players always play better when there's a contract up for grabs anyway.
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    still, you can see how things can turn out when you wait till the last year of the contract.
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