Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Happy to Switch Roles to Keep Place in Team

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Happy to Switch Roles to Keep Place in Team

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MARCOS Rojo is determined to keep his place in the United team after working his way back into Jose Mourinho's plans.

And the Argentinian defender does not mind if his chances come at left-back - even though he would rather play in the middle of United's defence.

Rojo didn't start consecutive Premier League games until November after injury robbed Mourinho of Eric Bailly and Chris Smalling.

But since breaking into the team, the 26-year-old has only failed to start seven of United's last 29 games.

He said: "I'm really happy here in Manchester. I worked hard to get into this team, the coach demanded that of me at the start and I've been playing a lot.

"There's a really good rhythm here now. We've won two cups at Wembley and we are in two more cups. …

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