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‘My mum told me to come back!’ – Rojo on his loan move

Marcos Rojo, Estudiantes
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Marcos Rojo reasoned his loan move to Estudiantes suggesting that he was feeling homesick at Manchester United.

Manchester United continued the offload of players who no longer fit under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s philosophy with Marcos Rojo becoming the latest player to be shipped off.

Marcos Rojo began his playing career with Argentine side Estudiantes. He then, after three years at the club and winning the league title, moved abroad to spend time at a couple more teams before finally signing for Manchester United in 2014.

Speaking in an interview with Argentine newspaper El Intransigente, Rojo revealed that he always dreamed of returning to his boyhood club after signing a six-month-long loan deal with the club.

“Many things came together,” he told.

“I need to play, return to my level. The family insisted, my old woman told me to come back.

“I had many offers to go to other clubs, but what’s better than being at home. I hope to be on the pitch as soon as possible. I’m very happy. It’s something I dreamed of, there was a chance and it could be done. I talked to Sebastian (Veron) quite a lot but one day my head clicked and I decided to return. It all came together.”