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.