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Wednesday 1 October 2014

We're still paying his wages! United fans react to Nani going out on loan to Sporting Lisbon

Published 19/08/2014 | 19:22

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Arsenal have reportedly joined Inter Milan, Juventus and Benfica in the hunt for Nani's services
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Nani's seven-year stint at Old Trafford is over, for the time being, but the fact that Manchester United will continue to pay his £120k-a-week wages has raised eyebrows.

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Nani moves to Sporting Lisbon with United spending €20million to bring Argentina international Marcos Rojo in the other direction.

Nani's failure to deliver consistently for the Red Devils have seen him become a figure of frustration for fans and the subject of this infamous vine from last season.

What's your opinion?

Should Nani have been allowed to leave on a season-long loan deal to Sporting Lisbon?

  • Yes 69%
  • No 31%

Despite speculation that he would be offloaded, Nani came on as a substitute in Manchester United's opening day defeat to Swansea at Old Trafford.

United fans have been having their say on twitter. Here are some of the tweets:

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