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Marcos Rojo praises relationship with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Marcos Rojo says that he has a good relationship with Jose Mourinho, despite reports that the Manchester United manager was keen to sell the defender.

Marcos Rojo has claimed that he has a good relationship with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

During the summer transfer window, there were rumours that the defender would be shipped out of the club after failing to hold down a regular spot in the first team.

The Argentine remained on United's books and even though Mourinho has started Luke Shaw and Daley Blind ahead of Rojo, the player himself has praised the manager's methods.

"There are many reports circulating earlier, about how he did not want me, but from the first day he arrived, he already told me what he thought and I also say what I think," Rojo told ESPN. "He is a coach who is very nice and has high demands.

"I love the way he thinks and handle players. I was surprised. Now I will work hard to get more minutes of play on the pitch, that's what I want.

"He's a character, I thought he was more serious. We spend a lot of time together. He speaks Spanish and Italian and spends time making jokes."

Rojo joined United from Sporting Lisbon in 2014.

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