As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Nani: I urged Fernandes to choose Man Utd over Man City and Spurs

Nani admits encouraging Bruno Fernandes to join Manchester United last season.

The 34 year-old is now captain of Orlando City in the USA.

Nani and Fernandes have been friends since playing together during Nani's second spell at Sporting Lisbon.

He told the Athletic: "I was the first one to tell him he should go to England and if he decides to go to England, if he can choose Man United it would be the best thing for him.

"That was funny because a couple of months later when I went to Orlando I saw the news and I texted him because I was seeing Man City and Man United and Tottenham were fighting for him and I said, 'If you have to go, you choose Man United! It's the best!'"


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free