Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Makes Return as Youngsters Win

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Makes Return as Youngsters Win

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JOSE Mourinho was handed a huge injury boost after Marcos Rojo made his long awaited return last night.

The Argentine defender made his first appearance since damaging his cruciate ligament in April when he featured for the Under-23s in their Premier League International Cup victory over Athletic Club.

The 27-year-old looked comfortable on his return to action as United came from behind to beat their Spanish opponents 2-1. Rojo didn't manage a clean sheet as Gorka Guruzeta put the visitors ahead early on.

The young forward sent a vicious volley into the bottom corner of Kieran O'Hara's goal after Demi Mitchell failed to clear a lofted through ball.

With the Reds trailing, Rojo almost scored the equaliser when he headed a close range effort over the bar late in the first half. …

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