Player Flying In For Medical + Will Sign 4-Year Deal After Confirming Man Utd Move

By on August 19, 2014

The summer transfer window is now reaching its climax and managers are working hard to make some last minute additions to their squad, so we’ll bring you all the latest news and gossip. Today, Marcos Rojo confirms he’s joining Manchester United.


Marcos Rojo has confirmed he’s set to join Manchester United and is now due to fly in to the UK later today to complete a €20m move from Sporting Lisbon, according to reports.

Rojo has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer and was forced to apologise after going on strike when Sporting rejected United’s initial €20m cash offer earlier this month.

Widespread reports on Monday suggested that the former champions had reopened negotiations with the Portuguese outfit and were closing in on a €20m (£16m) move after agreeing to include Nani in deal, with the out-of-favour winger set to move back to Lisbon on a season long loan.

It appears those reports were accurate as Rojo has now been quoted by the Telegraph as telling Argentinean radio Continental that it wasn’t an easy decision for him to leave Sporting, but it feels ‘like a dream’ to be a United player.

“It feels like a dream, to be a Manchester United player. Leaving Sporting wasn’t easy,” he said.

The 24-year-old also revealed that he’d spoken to former United midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron about the club during their time together at Estudiantes.

“He [Veron] told me about them when we played for Estudiantes.”

The Telegraph claim that Rojo is now set to fly in to Manchester on Tuesday to undergo a medical and will sign a four-year contract with the option of extending the deal for a further season, with the transfer expected to be wrapped up on Wednesday.

If everything goes smoothly, then the Argentinean international will become United’s third major signing of the summer following on from the arrival of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw earlier in the summer.

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Rojo is a versatile left-footed defender who is expected to be deployed on the left side of Louis van Gaal’s back three, but he will also be capable of playing the left wing-back role while Luke Shaw is out injured, so he’ll certainly be a useful addition.

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19 Comments

  1. lawal kolawole

    August 19, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Rojo,you are welcome in advance.Louis Van Gaal wake up before it gets out of hands,we need quality players to be signed please,act fast oooo

  2. easy

    August 19, 2014 at 10:11 am

    We need more player

  3. musa sabally

    August 19, 2014 at 10:31 am

    we ill love tu av rojo at man united becuzz he is a good player en he naa what tu do

  4. igwe c c

    August 19, 2014 at 10:41 am

    tanx lvg 4rojo,bt we still needi dimaria n vidal,.

  5. Stanleydaygee

    August 19, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Welcum rojo, but i wil like lvg to tink deeply on singing left footed player again. Blacket and evans can play in those position rojo can play even shaw. I can wait to see ed woodwork. Get sacked. Its nt half good has david gill. We needs Quality players. Like varane, benatia, vidal, di maria. Nd he should let ashley young go. Coz d guy always play like someone that has hunch back.

  6. Stanleydaygee

    August 19, 2014 at 10:51 am

    He need to act fast on signing di maria nd vidal or hummels instead of benatia coz benatia wil go to africa nations cup…………..H.B.K

  7. Chochamitanda

    August 19, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Woodward should resign beacause he’s a big let down. He has been fording arms while others have been busy signing cheque books. We want David Gill back because we have suffered a lot during Woodward’s time. Apart from Rojo sign Vidal, Hummels, Guadrado and Benatia and your job will be secured!

  8. Jecema emmanuel

    August 19, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    good signing for united keep it on more of that .but we need humells or good central defender to concreete our defence thanks lvg

  9. spirit of 76

    August 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Totally agree about Woodward. The man is incompetent & thinks more about tying up sponsorship deals than getting big name players in, which we so desperately need & have done for a few years now. We’ve got away with it though due to having such a great manager in Ferguson who could get players to run through fire for the club. Moyes was never the right man to succeed & now we’ve got a manager with the right credentials & who demands respect, Woodward still drags his heels. Two pre seasons running now he has left the tour early to do “business” but look at his record!! Mata was a good buy, as will Shaw but not convinced about Herrera & definitely not happy we bought Fellaini. We should be looking to buy the best. We take so long to do our deals that we’ve become a laughing stock. The board need to realise that if they want a good return on their investments then they have to put money into it to get the most out of it. LVG will get us performing & winning things again, provided he is backed 100% in the transfer market. Woodward, do the decent thing, get the deals done & then do one!!!

  10. bjay

    August 19, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    United re jst dis gracing it fans

  11. celestine chima

    August 19, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    let see if that will be true

  12. oluwatosin eso

    August 19, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    pls man united buy Di Maria I nid it

  13. oluwatosin eso

    August 19, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    u ar wlcm 2 united rojo nd Maria

  14. Aleeu Ibraheem Ndoto

    August 19, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Pls vngl we nid dmria nd vidal urgently 2be sighned

  15. ebuka

    August 19, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    up manutd rojo u ar wellcome lius we stil need de mari nd vandr pls

  16. Godswill Aaron

    August 20, 2014 at 4:47 am

    ed wooward pls buy di maria nd vidal bcos we need to take our place in premier leaugue,,,,,we r d champion of england nt mancity or chelsea ok

  17. NICHOLAS ONU

    August 20, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    I would advise that executive members of Man Utd to be aware that the club is one biggest club in Europe and shouldn’t toy with the achievement. The departure of Alex Ferguson should not be the end of Man Utd’s reign as one of the clubs to be reckon with in PL. Therefore, Ed Woodward, Louis Vangaal and Giggs should not relent at all as the transfer window draws close in no distant time. There might be conspiracy among the big clubs in Europe particularly in England to thwart all efforts being made to secure one big player. I will further advise that the Management of Man Utd look elsewhere outside Europe to secure quality player that will help the club to achieve its utmost desire.

  18. george

    August 20, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    just want to say welcome rojo and do us good work.

  19. agu

    August 20, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Rojo u re welcome, i want woodward to be resign bcz he his too lazy in terms of signing of quality players, while the money of signing players its not from his account. pls van gaal sign: Vidal, di maria, Benatia and Guadrado in order to build out our great club,van gaal we need your service.

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