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Man Utd's Nani: I've copped Ferguson hairdryer

Manchester United wing dazzler Nani insists manager Sir Alex Ferguson hasn't warned him to cut-out the showboating.

Nani courted controversy when he went on a juggling run against Arsenal in United's famous FA Cup victory and told O Jogo: "I do not think that I was showboating, it was something that happened naturally and that people interpreted the wrong way.

"While trying to control the ball, it bounced badly and rose up, and it was the way I found not to lose it. But I did not do it to enjoy myself. Some people of Arsenal were angry about other things and unloaded their fury at this incident.

"Indeed, some people of Arsenal said that we tried to humiliate them and show disdain. It's a lie [that Ferguson cautioned him about it]. Nobody called me to talk about it.

"Almost all the players have already felt that [the hairdryer]," he did concede. "I have already suffered, I admit it!

"You can be sure that the coach will confront the players and shouts at us in the face."

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