Marcos Rojo could be out of Old Trafford this summer (Picture: mendozapost.com)

Villarreal line up Rojo Loan

Spanish side Villarreal are lining up a potential loan move for defender Marcos Rojo. Villarreal are looking for defensive cover after selling Eric Bailly to United earlier in the summer and are preparing to lose Mateo Musacchio to AC Milan.

The Argentina international, 26, is one of the players Jose Mourinho is considering letting go this summer with the arrival of Bailly and the return to fitness of Luke Shaw.

Louis Van Gaal signed Marcos Rojo for £16million in 2014 from Sporting Lisbon. But he has struggled to tie down a regular first team spot and made just 15 Premier League starts last season.

Rojo’s season was disrupted by a shoulder injury which saw him miss almost 3 months of the campaign. However upon his return to the team he never looked fully fit, lacked confidence during games and was unable to produce the performances needed to please fans and seemingly Jose Mourinho.

A move away from Old Trafford may well be what Rojo needs to kick start his career again after a fairly unsuccessful 2 years at United. Many fans want a permanent transfer but may have to settle with a loan move at this stage.

Would you be happy to see Rojo leave United? Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

Terry Saunders

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