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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.

May 15, 2015    Marcos Rojo News

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Rojo (abdomen) has been cleared to face Arsenal on Sunday.

Manager Louis van Gaal failed to say whether Rojo would be in the starting lineup, though with Luke Shaw (head) out, he'll have one fewer player to compete with for playing time.

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

May 2, 2015

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Rojo (abdomen) is not in the 18-man squad to face West Brom on Saturday.

Rojo picked up the injury during the Manchester derby last month and hasn't been able to train enough to work his way back in the squad.

April 24, 2015

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Rojo (abdomen) has been ruled out for Sunday's match at Everton.

Rojo suffered the injury during the Manchester derby two weeks ago and was unable to feature last weekend against Chelsea. It's a tough injury for United, though they may will get Jonny Evans back from suspension to help lessen the blow.

April 17, 2015

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Rojo (abdomen) has been ruled out for Saturday's trip to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Rojo, who suffered the injury during the Manchester derby last weekend, will be joined on the sideline by Daley Blind (ankle), Phil Jones (ankle), Michael Carrick (calf) and Jonny Evans (suspension). The plethora of injuries to the defensive corps comes at a terrible time for United, who may at least get Luke Shaw back from his hamstring injury.

March 22, 2015

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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.

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.