Manchester Utd star Nani on his way to Magherafelt

Manchester United star Nani is reported to be making an appearance in Magherafelt this weekend.

The Portuguese international, who filled the boots of Cristiano Ronaldo after he left the Red Devils, has been with the premiership club since 2007.

But at 10am on Saturday morning he will be supporting a new Mid Ulster football team, Sofia The Farmer.

Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha, or Nani as we all know him, is described as a powerful, pacy winger capable of dominating matches with his unique brand of wing wizardry.

Manchester Utd said his debut season was “hard to beat, having won the title and European Cup, though the 2010/11 campaign is widely considered his ‘coming of age’ term. After helping the Reds seal a record-breaking 19th title, he then took home the Player of the Year prize at United’s annual awards night, an accolade that was more than deserved”.