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BBC Sport: Manchester United long-term man set to leave before window closes

Manchester United outcast Marcos Rojo is on the verge of joining Argentinian club Estudiantes on loan this month with the Red Devils prepared to let him leave, according to BBC Sport.

The Argentina international has not been featured in the Old Trafford first team since November with only one Premier League start to his name this whole campaign.

And now with Eric Bailly’s return from injury, his chances of getting opportunities at United appear even more slim.

Red Devils stalwart Rojo will now hope to get more game time at the Argentinian side where his big supporter and former United player Juan Sebastian Veron is club chairman.

Rojo kick-started his professional career with the Lion in 2008, progressing through the youth ranks and earning 53 appearances for the senior team.

After spending a short spell with Russian club Spartak Moscow, he moved to Sporting Lisbon and racked up 49 league appearances before landing the big move to Manchester in 2014.

The defender’s United career took a huge downturn under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign, with his own performances and injuries helping to worsen the situation.

United have the likes of Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire and Phil Jones ahead of Rojo at centre-half.

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