Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blow for Rojo as He Limps off for U23s

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blow for Rojo as He Limps off for U23s

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MARCOS Rojo will have to wait a while longer to make his first team comeback after limping off for the U23s at Old Trafford last night.

Jose Mourinho had hoped the Argentina international, along with new signing Diogo Dalot, would complete 90 minutes for Ricky Sbragia's side in the Premier League 2 fixture.

However, the centre-back had to be replaced by Regan Poole before the hour mark and headed straight down the tunnel with a United doctor with a look of disappointment on his face.

Rojo had not played since the World Cup where he was substituted at halftime in Argentina's World Cup round-of-16 defeat on June 30 due to a 'physical problem.' And Mourinho was hopeful that 90 minutes against Reading would see the defender push back in to the first team squad. …

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