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Man Utd Transfer News: Boss Confirms Winger Interest

Zenit St Petersburg coach Luciano Spalletti has confirmed the club is interested in signing Manchester United winger Nani this summer, but will the player move?

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Nani is linked with a move.

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Zenit St Petersburg coach Luciano Spalletti has confirmed the club is interested in signing Manchester United winger Nani.

Nani can no longer consider himself a first team regular at Old Trafford with boss Sir Alex Ferguson seemingly seeing Ashley Young and Antonia Valencia as his two main wingers.

The Portuguese international could find his first-team chances dented further by the arrivals of Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa this summer, so the 25-year-old may be open to the idea of a move.

Reports last week suggested Zenit St Petersburg were keen on luring him to Russia and coach Luciano Spalleti has confirmed his interest but insists they wont be paying over the odds.

‘The news about Nani is true,’

‘Everything will depend on how much players cost because we won’t pay excessive amounts of money.’

Spalletti is quoted as saying in the Daily Mail.

He was then asked if he had tabled a bid and the Zenit boss confirmed they had made an offer to United but hadn’t spoken to the player as yet:

“I’m not talking about an offer to a particular player, but an offer to a club.’

‘If the club won’t sell a player, then there’s no thought of making an offer to the player himself.’

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While Manchester United may be willing to sell Nani this summer, it remains to be seen whether the player would be open to a move to Russia. The chances are Nani would reject it, so Spalletti will have his work cut out trying to persuade him to move to Russia.

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  1. Sunday from nigeria

    August 18, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    sir pls and pls dnt sale nani pls nani pls dnt leave old traford pls we love u so much

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  4. Ogwal jolly joe

    August 18, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    After selling RVP to man utd, Arsenal would have look for RVPs replacement inorder to strengthen the squard. Joe

  5. lew

    August 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    yea dont dare SELL HIM……..NANI WE LOVE AT UTD!!!!! KEEP AWAY CLUBS NANI UTD 4 LIFE we are after 30 title LOOOOOL

  6. Junaith

    August 18, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    Sell Berba, not Nani. And with berba money, buy baines

  7. seyiadamson

    August 18, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    Nani should not be sold!!!!!!!!SAF,be very careful in letting NaNi out cos we see him the best of the 3 wingers concerned.He can take opponents one on one with no any other in the team’s midfield except for old giggs.Nani,we love you n we love SAF.United for ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Eminento

    August 19, 2012 at 4:57 am

    sir dont eva dream of selling Nani again. Nani is the only dribbler i recognised in United, evenself, he is better than Valencia and Young. Sir cant all the calibres of player in Mancity? City just parked dem enuf. So 4get dat idea of selling Nani out of United, and think of buying oda world class dribblers

  9. Hassan Olarewaju Abubakar

    August 19, 2012 at 5:27 am

    Don’t ever set of negotiation not to talk of selling nani,this is gonna be his gr8 season.
    What is berbatov waiting for???

  10. Tosco united

    August 19, 2012 at 9:27 am

    SAf,u have here what all man u fans are saying,pls dnt sell nani 2 anyclub for now,he has all d quality 2 play in united,he’s d only dribler dat can deliver well for our new signing,RVP and others…..up man u!

  11. chinonso

    August 19, 2012 at 9:34 am

    I love manchester united

  12. chinonso

    August 19, 2012 at 9:38 am

    Sir pls dnt sell nani 4 me pls

  13. Adeskin

    August 19, 2012 at 10:31 am

    All man u fans please help me tell sir alex farguson dat they should not sell lius nani.becos is only attractive winger that wil have.and nani can do much like ronaldo either and messi.becos he can take the ball wherever he want on the field and he is playmaker for man u .is only dnt think of sell him.sir alex.P.L.E.A.S.E all the united fan love him and wil dnt want lose him like ronaldo.becos nani is a future player for man united.

  14. Lakesyde

    August 19, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Sir pls dont sell nani for us now bcos is the only dribbler that can deliver for Rvp insted of using young

  15. ridu

    August 22, 2012 at 12:28 am

    glad to see every1 wantin luis nani to stay and know he has quality 😛 sure he has an off game but so do all players, i think the problem is that every1 saw ronaldo and put all this pressure on him and well if u see his stats, theyre quite impressive. Plus even if he does mistakes (like every1 else), u can see hes always playing positive and trying to make something happen.
    so cmon stay nani 😛

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