Marcos Rojo has joined Boca Juniors

PeteManic

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He certainly earned the big bucks doing very little.
 

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An absolutely mediocre signing. One of van Gaals many mediocre signings that Mourinho and Ole have had to put up with and try and get performances out of. They’d have more luck drawing blood from a stone.

I remember at the time of signing him after the World Cup being completely baffled because he was a nothing player.
Not short of confidence, and with his hair, tape, wristbands and greased up arms he liked to look the part but most of the time he was a train wreck lucky not be sent off about 15 times.

How he’s managed to stay here for almost seven years is comical.
 

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Slowly but surely we are getting there. Dont know if the bigger mystery is how he lasted so long or the fact he never got a red card while here.
 

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Before that knee ligament injury he was playing fantastic football.

Shame it didn't work out but if were honest his best was still not good enough for a club of our level.
 

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Still can’t believe we gave him a new contract to protect his value. I’m assuming he’s gone on a free anyway. Is it normal in other companies ,outside of football, that someone can make a decision costing their company millions upon millions and keeps their job?
Whoever is making these decisions probably is making many more that bring in significantly more income.
 

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Like Jones, whether he was any good was ultimately secondary to his rarely being fit.

Good luck to him back in Argentina.
 

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How did City get £13m apparently for a 32 year old Otamendi whilst a 30 year old Rojo left on a free?

Both have a similar amounts of caps for Argentina and would have been on similar money, something isn't adding up.
 

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And Solskjær has won it!
Some of the vitriol towards him in here is unnecessary, not the best player but local lad who gave his all and tried his hardest whenever he was on the pitch. Good luck to him, hopefully he has success there and maybe comes back to United one day. Still think he could be a good squad option for us.
 

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Whoever is making these decisions probably is making many more that bring in significantly more income.
True. But I’d argue you could find someone who would get both decisions right. Or hire someone to specifically get the football related decisions correct.
 

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He lacked the passing ability to be a top CB for a top team in the PL but on his day he could produce some quality defending.
 

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It's because he's spent too much time in England.
 

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Saw the thread bumped, thought "what sort of funny business has the mad bastard gotten himself into now?" and was not disappointed.
 

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Genuinely thought he might still be at Utd for a second.
 

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Tbf when it kicks off Marcos Rojo is one of those you'd want around.

A bit of a proper hard nut.
 

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Haha I had completely forgotten about him. He could have just signed for Boca today for all I know.

Not a great quality video, but it seemed like a decent punch. Certainly better than his football skills.
 

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Not surprised by this one bit. Once a mad bastard, always a mad bastard :lol:

He shows that both on and off the pitch. I felt there was always a good player in Rojo and in the rare occasion he had a good game you could see if he could play at that level for at least 7 out of 10 games he would have made so much more appearances for us and who knows, maybe more trophies? Had a lot of good attributes required for a modern day footballer, just a shame it appeared he just enjoyed being a Man United player picking up his wages and not too fussed about breaking into the starting 11 on a regular basis and help us go back to the top.

Bit of a shame.
 

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And here he is ready to launch a fire extinguisher.


Let’s never forget that he was never sent off for United.
 

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Lunatic. How he never got sent off for us I’ll never know. There was one time when he did a leg breaker in consecutive games and got away with the both.
 

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I was having a nice time forgetting this useless cnut played for us until now.