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Gossip: Rojo contemplates future away from United

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Marcos Rojo is thought to be looking at options outside of Manchester.

According to the gossip column of the Mail Online the Argentine defender is considering leaving Old Trafford after five years.

He was acquired by Loius Van Gaal in 2014 as the necessary left-footed third of his preferred back three. Van Gaal also considered him the ideal replacement for Rio Ferdinand

After a run of injuries, now on his third manager at United and possible new arrivals in his position. Rojo is considering leaving Manchester.

A place where he has an almost cult following.

It was not uncommon to find him in the stands with the fans when he wasn’t in the squad for whatever reason. Cheering his team on with the Old Trafford faithful.

While he has been an active figure in pre-season. Solskjaer is not believed to be pushing him out of the door. On the other hand, reports suggest the United manager would not put up a fight to keep him either.

The very public pursuit of a world-class centre-back has left the Argentine international a little concerned.

United paid 20 million Euros in the pre-Neymar transfer era. Recouping most if not all their investment should not be difficult for a player of his caliber.

He still has two years plus the option for one more on his current deal. Here may lie the potential stumbling blocks though.

His salary and of course his track record with injuries. He only featured a handful of times last season, primarily because of injuries.

There is reported interest from teams in France, Italy, and Spain.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 26: Marcos Rojo of Manchester United is fouled by Jeff Hendrick of Burnley during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford on December 26, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)