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18/02/2013 22:55, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Nani eyes FA Cup glory

Nani says United are “focused” on winning the FA Cup after booking a place in the sixth round via a 2-1 win over Reading at Old Trafford on Monday night.

The Portuguese was a standout performer against the Royals, replacing the injured Phil Jones to make an instant impact by striking the post with an audacious volley, then scoring a fine second half opener before setting up Javier Hernandez’s near-post header.

Afterwards, when quizzed by MUTV, Nani was keen to reiterate United’s desire to lift the famous trophy for the first time since 2004 and also expressed his satisfaction after producing a fine display following a spell on the sidelines.

“It is very important, the manager has told us that he wants to win the FA Cup and we are very focused on this competition,” the 26-year-old explained. “We prepared very hard for this game and we did well to win, which is the most important thing.

“I have been injured for a long time and it is always difficult when you come back, but I’ve worked very hard and part of what I did on

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Up for the cup

“It is very important, the manager has told us that he wants to win the FA Cup and we are very focused on this competition. We prepared very hard for this game and we did well to win, which is the most important thing."

 - Nani

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