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Marcos Rojo 2018-19 Performances

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  1. Mar 20, 2019

    Hughes35 Full Member

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    We are so so slow at unloading deadwood, that's the reason we never get any money back. You could tell he wasn't good enough after one year. Fine, give him a second year as benefit of the doubt, but 5 years? really?

    If we had sold him after 2 years he would have been a 26 year old international CB that has played for Utd, we would have got a reasonable return. He's now a 29 year old CB that's hardly played for years. We will get peanuts for him.

    The other big clubs would have gotten rid of him long ago.
  2. Mar 20, 2019

    BrianMcClair'sBarnet New Member

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    Rojo would make a great mascot.
  3. Mar 20, 2019

    van Nistelrooy Full Member

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    Delighted to see him training with another club in Argentina.

    Hopefully this means the end of Rojo at Manchester United. He's been a financial drain on us for years and we've typically done nothing about it!
  4. Mar 20, 2019

    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Agreed.
    Other big clubs are ruthless with failed signings. If they get the whiff of a flop, they try and get rid ASAP while the player still has value. We dont operate like that usually.
  5. Mar 20, 2019

    Isotope Full Member

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    Now it is widely acknowledged that he's not that good of CB.
    In the past, Rojo was a stick I used to see which posters were knowledgeable about a CB.
  6. Mar 20, 2019

    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Forgot he and Darmian existed. Probably thought about Lee Grant more than these 2 combined.
  7. Mar 20, 2019

    Amar__ Incredibly Nasty Man

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    We signed him based on him being a starter for Argentina at the World cup. What a few years of transfer masters we had at this club, amazing stuff.
  8. Mar 20, 2019

    el3mel Full Member

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    I forgot he actually exists. He's still here ?
  9. Mar 20, 2019

    Bobski Full Member

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    About 30 decent games for Utd in 5 years and most of those were in one spell when Mourinho had sacked off the league and was just looking at a couple of easy cup runs in the LC/EL. Almost competent at CB, an utterly atrocious full back, think Bailly against Juve.
  10. Mar 20, 2019

    sherrinford Full Member

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    He was good in that extended run - our best centre half that season. I’m attributing his range of average to poor displays prior to that to our deploying him at left back which, as you allude to, was not his position. It would seem the injury that year ruined him, he’s barely been seen since. So I think I look at him as having been quite unlucky here overall. Time to move on though.
  11. Mar 21, 2019

    TMDaines Full Member

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    Wondering if he has already played his last game for United: currently training with Estudiantes with the permission of the club.
  12. Mar 21, 2019

    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    I think LVG liked him because he was a left footed centre back too.

    Also, whilst I do not think Rojo is the standard of player that should be playing for Manchester United, let's not forget that he has played well for us in patches. He'd make a good signing for other lower ranked Premier League clubs IMO.
  13. Mar 21, 2019

    tomaldinho1 Full Member

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    LVG's reason for signing him was genuinely that he had was 'physically a very strong guy, a good header and his pass is fast'
  14. Apr 2, 2019

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    Rojo going to start next game? Shaw and Young suspended. Him v Felipe Anderson will be interesting battle.
  15. Apr 3, 2019

    van Nistelrooy Full Member

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    Laughing and joking with Romero on the bench in stoppage time...

    Rojo should get the hell out of this club once and for all! The amount of money he's earnt in wages compared to the games he has played is a joke.
  16. Apr 3, 2019

    Kostov Full Member

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    I noticed that also. And it’s a disgrace that we are even paying this guy a wage this long. I don’t want to see him play, ole should give some youngsters those minutes instead.
  17. Apr 3, 2019

    King7Eric Full Member

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    I'd much rather we play Jones at RB and Dalot at LB than play Rojo. The guy is a walking disaster. For all the flak Jones gets, I'd take him every time over Rojo. Why we signed him will always remain a mystery to me?
  18. Apr 3, 2019

    izec Full Member

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    Cheap left footed LCB, cover LB/LWB for Aloysius.
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    Apr 13, 2019

    Bobski Full Member

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    If he has to play(and I hope he doesn't) it can only be at CB. Defensively he is one of the worst full backs I have seen play for Utd, so easy to go past on the dribble, no awareness of danger around him. Decent at competing for a ball when the player is backing in and the odd nice pass among his many hoofs but he is a terrible full back.
  20. Apr 13, 2019

    Based Adnan New Member

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    Done well in the build up for the first penalty but it comes as no surprise to anyone that Rojo is not good at full back. Even more so when he's not played in forever.

    Williams from the academy should have been given the chance today.
  21. Apr 13, 2019

    Zoo Full Member

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    Showed some spirit at least unlike others.
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    Spielmacher Full Member

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    He's awful at centre-back as well, his man-marking ability is non-existent. We already knew that, don't know why people are surprised. It was obvious what was gonna happen today.
  23. Apr 13, 2019

    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    Didn't get sent off and for me that counts as a good performance for Marcos Rojo.
  24. Apr 13, 2019

    King Andow New Member

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    He always was a liability at LB here, that's on Ole.
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    Bobski Full Member

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    I can get why people stand up for so many other players. Not with Rojo, about 25 good games in 5 years.
  26. Apr 13, 2019

    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Throwing an 18 year old with no professional appearances into the deep end would've been a very poor decision.
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    Spielmacher Full Member

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    Maybe cause his last-name means Red in Spanish? Only plausible explanation I can come up with.
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    Sir Scott McToMinay New Member

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    Hilarious player, that is all.
  29. Apr 13, 2019

    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    He's total shite
  30. Apr 13, 2019

    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Just a terrible player. Dumb as a post. I'll be glad when he leaves.
  31. Apr 13, 2019

    Isotope Full Member

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    If he's the worst defensively, why trust him as CB?
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Hopefully that's the last we've seen of him.
  33. Apr 13, 2019

    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Pretty much.
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    ErranMorad New Member

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    LVG bought him as a ball playing defender.....ball playing! The mind boggles.
  35. Apr 13, 2019

    Bobski Full Member

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    I don't, just that he is far, far, far worse at LB. You would think a CB would at least have the basics of defending down but Rojo goes to full back and he thinks he is Roberto Carlos, wants to charge forward when he doesn't have the running power to get back, is astonishingly easy to go past one v one. At CB he can hide some of his deficiencies by battling, playing a highly physical game, confuse a few that he is decent. He is an awful player really.
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    pascell Full Member

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    I'd have more positional awareness playing blindfolded, stealing a living at United.
  37. Apr 13, 2019

    MadMike Full Member

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    :lol:
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    AndyJ1985 New Member

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    feck me as if we didn't already have enough dross in the team, now Rojo has returned
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    Rifer Full Member

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    Performance is as expected of Rojo playing as LB.
    + biting tackles, dark arts of football, help passing from the back, recycle possession around, overlap, join attack, and have a fair go shooting outside box.
    - lose easily against pacy and tricky attackers, tend to give too much spaces behind him, over quick high press, and don't know who to mark.


    Never seen him play consistently stable and good as LB. Always erratic.

    I was hoping he could finally break that streak, since Ole is starting him so maybe he impress during training. Unfortunate.
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    Yeah,it wont.
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