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Clubs 'more confident' at Old Trafford

November 18, 2013
By ESPN staff

Manchester United winger Nani believes Premier League rivals are “more confident” travelling to Old Trafford this season.

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PA PhotosNani believes Old Trafford has lost some if its invincibility in recent times.

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But the 27-year-old Portugal international believes the stadium’s fear factor will be quickly restored as the club continues its resurgence.

Manchester United failed to deceive as reigning champions early in the season as their fortress was cracked on multiple occasions with Chelsea and Southampton earning draws, while West Brom stunned the Old Trafford crowd with a 2-1 win.

But the club is now unbeaten in nine games and Nani is confident their home ground will continue in United’s rise up the ladder.

"It looks like teams are more confident when they come here to play against us,” Nani told Sky Sports.

"But I'm sure we will change that because, at the moment, we are playing without all our confidence.

"I think once results start coming we will show who the real Manchester United are and will do much better."

And despite only starting just four games this season, Nani is happy to be playing his part under United coach David Moyes.

“The manager has been fantastic with me,” Nani continued. "He has been giving me advice and trying to help give me confidence.

"The coaches are trying to get my confidence higher to show all the qualities I have got. They are trying to get me back to my best level."

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