Former Blackburn Rovers striker Nuno Gomes has said that he expects his compatriot Nani to leave Manchester United at the end of the season. The Portuguese winger arrived at Old Trafford with a big reputation and he was signed for around £ 20 million. He was expected to be the next Cristiano Ronaldo due to the similar playing styles, but he has failed to progress into a great player.
In more than 200 appearances for Manchester United, he has managed to score only 40 goals. He has been at United since 2007, but it appears that his time comes to an end even though he signed a new contract with the club only recently.
Nani had only just over a year left on his contract, which led to speculation that he may leave in the summer. Otherwise, United would have had to see their big money signing leave on a free transfer. Instead, the club has recently managed to tie up the player on a new long-term deal, which is expected to keep him at Old Trafford for the next few years. Even though he has signed this new contract, Gomes is of the opinion that Nani will be sold in the summer.
“Nani approached by Juventus and Inter Milan? He is undergoing an unhappy period, cannot express himself in the best way. Leaving Manchester for Italy would be a good solution for him,” said Gomes, who is widely known for his spell with Italian club Fiorentina.
Gomes has revealed that Nani has been going through a troubled time at Old Trafford and it is best if he decides to leave United for the likes of Juventus and Inter Milan, who have shown interest in him. Nani recently scored a goal for United after a long time against Bayer Leverkusen.
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Javier Hernandez still remains being a player that has more time on the sidelines then on the pitch in Manchester United. The Mexican is overshadowed by the likes of Adnan Januzaj, Van Persie, Rooney and Welbeck all of those are players that Moyes prefers having upfront instead of Javier Hernandez.
So far in this season Hernandez has made 8 appearances in this season for United and most of them being made from the bench as a substitute player. Due to the lack of activeness for his club, a lot of clubs are taking an interest in Javier Hernandez as he just might be a viable target in this winter transfer window.
The 25 years old Mexican player has already expressed his frustration on having such a limited time to impress the coach and the club and according to the Sunday Telegraph Tottenham will make a move for Hernandez if they are able to sell Adebayor in January.
Arsenal are also interested in signing Hernandez but it is rather hard to believe that Manchester United will offload him to one of their biggest rivals of this season of the Premier League and this leaves Tottenham with the chance to make a swoop for the former Gualadalajara player.
With the 2014 World Cup nearing closer and closer, if Hernandez is chosen to be in the squad for his national team he would like to be at his absolute best in order to give Mexico chances on winning their group stages and get them into the next rounds of the World Cup but this will not happen if he stays in a club that he can barely have any playing time and is just mostly nothing more than a bench-warmer.