On Wednesday afternoon, with a few hours to relax before writing his match report at the Mestalla tonight, we coaxed Nick off the sun lounger at his hotel to answer ManUtd.com readers' questions. Sorry he couldn't answer them all.
Here's a transcript of the full Q&A session:
What do you think of the Mestalla? Zsolt Gaál, Hungary
I was really looking forward to this trip because the Mestalla's a ground I've wanted to visit for quite a while. And it hasn't disappointed. Okay, it's quite old and some of the facilities could do with some care and attention, but it has bundles of character. It's the steep stands that do it for me - don't enter if you have vertigo! I've only been inside to see United train last night so I can't wait for a full house this evening. Speaking of which, I should probably get going.
How have you rated Nani's contribution this season. Do you think he's capable of scaling similar heights as Ronaldo? Mel Morgan, Aberdare
Nani's been fabulous ever since the turn of the year. For me, it was the day we beat Hull City 4-0 where he really turned a corner. This season he's been everywhere - in fact, he's either set up or scored seven of United's last 10 goals. You can't argue with that sort of contribution. Can he be as good as Ronaldo? Probably not, but that's nothing to be ashamed of. 99 per cent of professional footballers aren't as good as Ronaldo. Nani can definitely get better, though. He's only young and if he continues to work hard and play with confidence he could have a long and glittering career in the game.
You ok? Jack Barber, UK
Yep, fine thanks
Who do you see as Valencia's danger men? Lee Fisher, Pontypool
Juan Mata is a brilliant player. He's likely to play on the left side of midfield so whether it's John O'Shea, Wes Brown or young Rafael, they'll have to keep tabs on him. Tino