Nani targets domestic United double


Nani has set Manchester United sights on a domestic double this season as the Portuguese winger looks to inspire a change in fortunes at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils were knocked out of the Champions League following their 2-1 defeat to FC Basel last week, and have been far from inspiring in their recent Barclays Premier League performances leading up to the weekend.

However, a 4-1 victory over Wolves moved Sir Alex Ferguson's side to within two points of league-leaders Manchester City ahead of their trip to Chelsea tonight, and the 25-year-old is eager to beat the 'noisy neighbours' in the FA Cup as well after the pair were drawn against each other in the third round.

“It has been tough. It is so disappointing to be out of the Champions League after the group stages," Nani admitted to The Sun.

"But we are still alive this season and must now do our best to win the two domestic competitions we are still in."

After scoring twice in the victory at Old Trafford on Saturday, Nani was also quick to praise his teammates for the way they bounced-back from European disappointment.

It was a response that Sir Alex Ferguson will have demanded from his players, and Nani is hoping to play his part with more goals as United look to go on a run of wins over the festive period.

"I think we had a fantastic performance. Everyone played well and I think everyone wanted to win this game. It's the way we normally play, who we are and, of course, it was a fantastic afternoon with a lot of goals. Everyone is happy with the game," he added when speaking to MUTV.

"We did not expect to go to the Europa League but we are still alive and still have the opportunity to play like today. We just have to do our best to win the competitions we are in.

"It's always nice to score goals and help the team win the game. It's important for the team I'm on my best form and I'm happy with my performance. I've been working hard to try and be at my best as then I can help the team."

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