Nani could at last be on his way out of Manchester United as the club bid to use him in a makeweight in the deal with Sporting Lisbon for Marcos Rojo, according to Ian Ladyman of the Daily Mail.
Ladyman is usually pretty accurate with his stories on United, so it's worth listening to. For reasons outlined elsewhere, the Rojo deal is looking particularly complex, but
#mufc and Sporting have discussed Nani loan as makeweight in Rojo deal. Nani presently not keen. Discussions ongoing...— Ian Ladyman (@Ian_Ladyman_DM) August 17, 2014
Rojo also expected to publicly apologise for last last weeks refusal to train in order to help switch to #mufc go thro...— Ian Ladyman (@Ian_Ladyman_DM) August 17, 2014
So, there you go. We'll have to see how this one develops, but it looks like it's definitely on. It's probably a matter of when, rather than if, so we'll await the last hour of deadline day with interest.