Manchester United's Marcos Rojo: 'Alexis Sanchez and I did not get on out on pitch'

Rojo: 'Sanchez and I did not get on'
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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo admits that he was shocked when the club signed Alexis Sanchez in January.
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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has revealed that he and Alexis Sanchez did not used to see eye to eye when playing against each other.

The Argentine has claimed that he would give the Chile international a "good kicking", and his initial reaction to United signing Sanchez in January was shock.

Speaking to TyC Sports, Rojo said: "Alexis is a great player, but we didn't used to get on out on the pitch. Every time we came up against one another, whether in internationals or when United played Arsenal, I would give him a good kicking - and he did the same to me.

"On top of that I used to insult him, and he would reply in kind. So when I learned that he was going to join United I said, 'Oh, fucking hell, no, now this guy's going to be here'."

Rojo has made just 10 appearances in all competitions this season.

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A bandaged Marcos Rojo during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
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