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Marcos Rojo

25-Year-Old Defender     Manchester United  Premier


Argentina

Birthdate:  March 20, 1990    Birthplace:   La Plata, Argentina    Nationality:  Argentina    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  187 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year contract with Manchester United in August 2014 after transferring from Sporting Lisbon for 9 million.

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Rojo (groin) is available off the bench for Sunday's match against Liverpool.

Despite the return to fitness following the groin injury, Rojo fails to make the starting lineup, with manager Louis van Gaal going with Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Ashley Young and Antonio Valencia.

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Marcos Rojo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 13, 2015

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Rojo is suffering from a minor injury and will face a late fitness test ahead of Saturday's match versus Tottenham, according to ESPN FC.

Manager Louis Van Gaal emphasized that Rojo's injury is only minor but said that he could still be held out this weekend as a precaution. If Rojo misses the match, Tyler Blackett would likely deputize, as United are extremely thin in the back right now.

January 17, 2015

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Rojo started and played all 90 minutes of Manchester United's 2-0 win over QPR on Saturday, finishing with five tackles, three interceptions, two blocked shots and 11 clearances, though he did pick up a yellow card.

Rojo was all over the pitch Saturday, putting in one of, if not the best performances of his Manchester United career. It was his first appearance since Dec. 8 against Southampton, but he looked fully fit in the match and is fully expected to continue to start as part of Louis van Gaal's back line, whether it's a three-man or four-man defense.

January 11, 2015

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Rojo (quad) was held out of Sunday's match against Southampton as he still lacks match fitness.

Rojo only returned to training Saturday, so he likely wasn't close to playing against the Saints. He will need a full week of training if he wants a shot to face QPR next Saturday.

January 9, 2015

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Rojo (quad) will return to training Saturday, though it is unclear if he will be available for Sunday's match against Southampton.

With Ashley Young the only player out injured, manager Louis van Gaal has no reason to rush Rojo back from his quad injury, which means he may be held out after just returning to practice.

December 23, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal said Tuesday that he does not expect any of his injured players back for Friday's clash with Newcastle, indicating that Rojo (quad) will remain sidelined.

Rojo has not played since Dec. 8 against Southampton, though he is not expected to be out much longer, and he has a possibility of returning Sunday against Spurs.

December 19, 2014

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Rojo (quad) will not play Saturday against Aston Villa, according to the Mirror.

Rojo was headed for a late fitness test, so while he is close to a return, he may have to wait until Boxing Day against Newcastle.

December 14, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal said Rojo was held out of Sunday's match against Liverpool after picked up an injury in training.

Rojo missed out on another United clean sheet and it remains unclear when he will be able to return.