Nani refuses to consider Manchester United return

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Manchester United winger Nani has revealed that he's experienced an upturn in fortunes on loan at Sporting Lisbon because he's working with people who believe in him, part of the reason he's not even contemplating a return to Old Trafford next season.

Nani's return to the Portuguese capital in a season-long switch has annoyed some Red Devils fans, primarily because United are still picking up the tab for his £120,000-a-week wages.

The 27-year-old's impressive start to the season with Sporting is no doubt being monitored by United scouts, but Nani is adamant he's paying no attention to rumours surrounding his long-term future at this stage.

Nani happy with life in Lisbon

In an interview with Sporting's official club website, brought to our attention by The Express, Nani insisted: "To be honest, I am not thinking about it. It has not crossed my mind.

"I am happy that I am around people who like me, feel the warmth of those who believe in me and in my abilities."

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United manager Louis van Gaal clearly couldn't find room for Nani in his first-team plans for this season, but finding a buyer for a player under contract to the Premier League side until 2018.

Nani would need to have an incredible season with Sporting to change Van Gaal's mind, but has at least already made a strong impression by scoring twice in three Champions League group games.

It's clear that the Portuguese international has been energised by a return to his homeland, although there's still some work to do to put himself in the shop window if as widely predicted there's no place for him at United while Van Gaal is in charge, bumper long-term contract or otherwise.

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