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Ex-Man Utd star Nani in talks with Melbourne Victory

Former Manchester United star Nani is in talks with A-League club Melbourne Victory.

The Portugal winger, 35, has spent the past six months in Italy with Venezia.

Aussie football chiefs hope his arrival will give the game a boost following a slump in attendances last season.

Australian Professional League chief executive Danny Townsend said earlier this year: "I look at marquee players as 'bums on seats' players.

“They are genuine world class stars, and our game needs it.

“Our game needs a sugar hit. Let's get lots of sugar into it over the off-season, and you'll start to see a bunch of players come into the league next season that will put bums on seats."

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