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.
Da venda de Marcos Rojo para o Man.Utd, 9M€ irão para a construção do nosso Pavilhão. #SportingCP
— Sporting (@Sporting_CP) August 19, 2014
The 20-time English champions have also confirmed the news via Twitter.
#mufc has reached agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign defender Marcos Rojo, subject to a medical and personal terms. — Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 19, 2014
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.
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