Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros, with Nani joining the Portuguese club on a season-long loan as part of the deal.
Argentina defender Rojo has signed a five-year contract after completing a medical on Wednesday.
"From criticism in the national team to becoming the second most expensive Argentine defender in history," ran a rather unwieldy headline on the sports website of La Nación after Marcos Rojo's 20 million euro move to Manchester United was agreed on Tuesday night.
After first breaking into the Estudiantes de La Plata first team in 2008, Rojo flourished under Alejandro Sabella's management the following season. Playing at centre-back, the youngster showed promise. He was part of the squad -- ...
Marcos Rojo has arrived in England for a medical ahead of his proposed 20 million-euro move to Manchester United.
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The Premier League club agreed a fee with Sporting Lisbon for the Argentina international on Tuesday evening, while Nani has gone in the opposite direction on a season's loan.
And Rojo was pictured on the plane from Portugal and again in Manchester as he prepares to become United's third major summer signing.
The 24-year-old had apologised to Spo...