1. He’ll be relatively cheap
Manchester United are ready to cash in on Nani in January. According to reports Nani’s £60,000-a-week deal runs out in June 2014 and United will want to sell him before he enters the final 12 months of his contract.
2. He is young yet experienced
With more than 70 caps for Portugal and over 130 games for Manchester United Nani (26 on 17th of November) will add experience and, more importantly, experience at winning the Premier League title.
3. Nani’ Inflamed sense of Rejection
It seems pretty clear that Alex Ferguson wants him out and there is nothing better than a player that wants to prove himself to the greatest manager in the world.
4. He is a much better player than Walcott
Last season, according to eplindex.com, Nani created 68 chances – a chance every 31 minutes. Walcott, on the other hand, created 41 chances – a chance every 67 minutes. Nani dribbles better (a dribble every 10 minutes, while Walcott tries a dribble every 21 minutes) and his crossing accuracy is far better than Walcott’s (22% to 13%).
The “BIG” numbers show Walcott had 8 assists last season, Nani had 10. Nani scored 15 goals while Walcott scored 9. Nani is a lot more diverse than Walcott. He can shoot better, pass better and take set-pieces better.
5. It’s a Statement of Intent
Buying an international star with his best years a head of him is exactly the kind of transfer Arsenal need to “show ambition”. Getting him for £15m - £20m and about £80,000-£100,000-a-week is a bargain.
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