Nani won't leave Manchester United

  • Last Updated: December 30 2012, 9:42 GMT

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insists Nani will not be sold during the January transfer window.

Nani: Has a future at Manchester United


17. Nani

Title Number
Appearances 23 (1)
Goals 7
Assists 5
Yellows 4
Reds 0
*Current Season

There have been suggestions that the Portuguese winger could be on his way out of Old Trafford after failing to command a regular starting place this season.

Arsenal have been linked with the 26-year-old, who is currently sidelined with a hamstring problem, but Ferguson has dashed their hopes.

"We won't be letting him go. We need a Nani," said the Scot.

"His contract isn't up for a year and a half. He offers something different from the other players. He's an incredible talent, the boy.

"Unfortunately, he's injured at the moment. We have sent him over to Dubai for a break, to help him in his recovery.

"He's not far away but he's far enough away. I don't think I will get him until the middle of January.

"He's got a future here. Why would I want to let him go?"

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