Metro seem to be the publication of the day here in the Football Transfer Tavern and given they have a rather juicy bit of gossip for our punters, it is no wonder.
The publication claim that Fulham are looking to hijack Sporting Lisbon’s proposed loan deal for Manchester United winger Nani.
The Portuguese international looks set to be offloaded by the club after failing to impress David Moyes.
The manager is keen to get rid of the deadwood at the club and knows that Nani falls into this category.
It had been thought that a loan deal to Sporting was firmly on the cards, but now Rene Meulensteen looks set to try and hijack that move and bring him to Craven Cottage.
Meulensteen of course knows Nani well after his time spent at Old Trafford and after Bryan Ruiz looked set to join PSV Eindhoven, the Dutch manager is keen to bring in someone to replace the Costa Rican.
Nani is by no means the only player who is looking towards the exit door at Old Trafford and over pork scratchings our landlord makes the point that a fair few fans would be happy to see a whole host of underperforming players leave this January.
Will Fulham be able to pull off an audacious swoop for Portuguese trickster Nani? Let us know your thoughts below.
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