Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Porto Winger to Replace Nani?

Porto Winger to Replace Nani?

With rumours abound that United and their Portuguese winger, Nani, might be parting company, it hasn`t taken long for the name of a potential replacement to be banded about by the tabloid press.

Nani, who has seen contract talks break down without a solution being found, still has a contract binding him to United until 2014, but despite, reportedly, being offered salary increase to something rumoured to be £130,000 a week, a deal is far from being struck.

To that effect, the tabloid press are now inferring that if Nani and United do part company then United will seek to bring the young Porto winger James Rodriguez to Old Trafford.

Rodriguez, a 20 year-old Colombian, is rated in the £20 million bracket and since joining FC Porto for the Argentine side, Club Atletico Banfield, some two years ago.

It remains to be seen if there is any further movement on three fronts, firstly the Nani contract offer, secondly a possible departure for Nani and lastly the possible recruitment of young James Rodriguez.

We`ll sit here fingers poised ready to pound the keyboard if there is any further news!



Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!







Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday June 19 2012
Time: 4:48PM

Comments

0
Rodriguez looks like a fantastic player and there's no doubt he has the potential to be world class. However, I'd sooner see us keep Nani to be honest, theres just too much risk involved. Imagine we get rid of Nani and get Rodriguez as a replacement, on paper it seems fine but Rodriguez might not cut it in a more difficult league, or like Nani it might take him years to adjust. Then if he does prove successful who's to say he won't move on if a Barca or Madrid become interested, most of these South Americans don't stick around. Who knows though it could work out and we'd be better off for it. Either way I can't see the deal happening anyway.
TheFamousNo7
19/06/2012 17:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Mourinho Contract Option to be Activated by United

The future of Jose Mourinho as the manager of Manchester United continued to attract attention from the press over the weekend.

United Interested in West Ham Youngster

Nestling amongst the transfer speculation yesterday was the inference that Manchester United are interested in a youngster currently on a contract with another Premier League club.

Mourinho Explains the Martial and Rashford Scenario

On Saturday, against Newcastle United, we witnessed something of a rarity.

Willian Link to Manchester United Grows Stronger

Media speculation continues to imply that Jose Mourinho is set to make another raid on his former club Chelsea.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Newcastle (h)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
de Gea9%
Valencia0%
Smallling0%
Lindelof2%
Young0%
Matic2%
Pogba69%
Mata2%
Rashford4%
Lukaku2%
Marial2%
Herrera2%
Fellaini2%
Ibrahimovic4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment