Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Reveals Secret to His Remarkable Injury Return

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rojo Reveals Secret to His Remarkable Injury Return

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MARCOS Rojo owes his remarkable comeback from a serious knee injury to 'the hard work' he put in over the summer in Portugal.

The 27-year-old tore his anterior cruciate ligament back in April, but made his longawaited return to action with a brilliant performance in United's 1-0 defeat to Basel last month.

And, having travelled with United's squad on their pre-season tour of the U.S. despite being injured, the former Sporting Lisbon defender has now revealed that a spell in Portugal was crucial to his recovery.

"It's great for me to be back on the pitch and feel the love of the fans and the love of the people again," he told MUTV.

"My return has come from the hard work I put in over the summer in Portugal to try to get myself back to peak condition. There were difficult moments and it was tough but, during those times, I relied on my family to help me through and it's great to be back. …

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