Nani's dismissal cost Sir Alex Ferguson and his team a place in the quarterfinals of the tournament, and it remained a hot topic for the remainder of the week.
However, the other big talking point of the last-16 second leg was the omission of striker Wayne Rooney from the United starting XI.
Rooney's absence for the biggest match of United's season sparked a wave of speculation that the 27-year-old would be leaving Old Trafford in the summer.
However, that has not stopped various media outlets lining Rooney up with other clubs.
Here, we look at the destinations mentioned in the same breath this week as the former Everton forward.