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Super Nani must continue to set example

TEAMtalk's Jon Holmes believes Nani can inspire a season of success for Manchester United - if he stays on his best behaviour.

Nani would hardly be considered one of the Premier League's 'bad boys' - in fact, it's hard to imagine him in a fight, even if his love of Capoeira suggests he might be pretty handy at martial arts.

But there is a less attractive side to the Portuguese winger's style, and it manifests itself in the kind of episode which blotted his copybook in Manchester United's recent 2-0 win over Tottenham at Old Trafford. Call it gamesmanship or blatant cheating: no one who truly loves football could encourage the kind of antics which Nani is sometimes guilty of. Yes, many players try to push the limits and see what they can get away with - but Nani often appears a repeat offender.

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