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Man Utd defender Marcos Rojo targets first-team return

  • Marcos Rojo wants a Champions League comeback for Manchester United
  • The defender is yet to play this season after a knee injury he suffered in April
  • Rojo is targeting the clash with CSKA Moscow on December 5 for his return

Marcos Rojo is targeting a Champions League comeback to action for Manchester United after seven months out injured. 

The Argentina international defender is yet to play this season after a serious knee injury he suffered in April.

However he is targeting the European clash with CSKA Moscow on December 5 as his return to the first team, as long as his comeback to football with the under-23s goes according to plan.

Marcos Rojo is targeting a Champions League comeback to action for Manchester United

The Argentina international is yet to play this season after a knee injury he suffered in April

The Argentina international is yet to play this season after a knee injury he suffered in April

Rojo told Argentinian broadcaster TyC Sports: ‘I am going to play with the reserves in a friendly match. 

‘I feel good. Up until now, I have not had any problems but training is not the same as a match.

‘In three weeks we have a Champions League game and if all goes well tomorrow, I could play in that.’ 

Rojo is targeting the European clash with CSKA Moscow on December 5 for his return

Rojo is targeting the European clash with CSKA Moscow on December 5 for his return

Rojo was a regular in Jose Mourinho’s team last season, which would go on to win the EFL Cup and the Europa League, before suffering his injury.

He has the added incentive of the World Cup next summer, with the left back facing a fight to prove his fitness and win his place in Argentina’s 23-man squad. 

He said: ‘I have been out a while but I am determined to get back into the national team. I want to show [manager Jorge] Sampaoli how good I am.’

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