CONFIRMED: Marcos Rojo set to join Man United

Sporting Lisbon have confirmed that Marcos Rojo is all set to join the Premier League giant Manchester United with Nani heading to his former club on loan as part of a deal.

The 24-year-old defender had already confirmed that he would be moving to the Red Devils during an interview with Argentinian radio Continental and now the Portuguese club have confirmed the news on Twitter.

The 20-time English champions have also confirmed the news via Twitter.

The Argentina international, who has 28 caps to his name – is believed to have cost United around £16m. He will sign a five-year contract at Old Trafford, subject to a medical.

Rojo will be United’s third summer acquisition after Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw.