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Manchester United fans discuss Nani's brilliant performance on Twitter

Some Manchester United supporters suggest that Nani should have been kept this summer after he impressed again for Sporting in the Champions League.

Luis Nani's sparkling form since leaving Manchester United to join Sporting Lisbon on loan continued last night, as they beat Schalke 4-2 in the Champions League. 

Nani scored one and made one, as his temporary side grabbed an impressive victory and he has started to make United fans question whether they were right to allow him to leave this summer.

The Portuguese winger was deemed not to have a future at Old Trafford by Louis van Gaal after a series of mediocre performances in recent seasons, but he has been back at his best since returning to his homeland.

Nani now has six goals and three assists for Sporting this season and his form is showing no signs of slowing down.

The jinking winger is starting to show the form which has evaded him for a number of seasons and he appears to be getting back to his best. 

Last night he made three key passes during the game and also completed two successful dribbles.

He was also an obvious goal-threat for his side taking three shots over the course of the ninety minutes. 

  TeamGoalsGoal AssistKey passesShotsSuccessful dribbles
Nani Sporting 1 1 3 3 2

Nani showed flashes of ability during his time at United, but rarely has been consistent and, after the heavy spending this summer to strengthen their forward line, he was considered surplus to requirements. 

Given his match-winning potential, there is a feeling amongst some United fans that he should have been retained, though, and his form over the first few months of his loan move is earning him more and more admirers.

Here is the best reaction to Nani's performance from United supporters on Twitter.  








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