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Manchester United winger frustrated by failed transfer

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Manchester United winger Luis Nani had hoped to sign for Juventus before the close of the transfer window but was left frustrated after a move to the Serie A champions collapsed on deadline day.

According to Metro, the Red Devils had sanctioned a loan move that would have seen the Portuguese stay in Turin for the remainder of the season, but Juventus pulled out due to concerns over the player's fitness.

Nani has not made an appearance for Manchester United since the defeat to Newcastle at Old Trafford on December 7, with a hamstring problem ensuring the player has spent a significant spell on the sidelines.

Manchester United manager David Moyes confirmed on Friday that the 27-year-old will be missing for another month due to his 'bad hamstring injury', news that reportedly scuppered a move to Juve.

Nani only signed a new contract with Manchester United last September, worth £80,000-per-week, with the Portugal international committing himself to the Premier League champions for another five seasons.

However, his future remains the subject of constant speculation with Nani having made only five league starts this term prior to injury.

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