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Marcos Rojo 'in talks over Manchester United exit'

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo reportedly holds talks with Boca Juniors over a potential move, but a deal is a long way from being finalised.

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has reportedly held initial talks with Boca Juniors after entering the final six months of his Old Trafford deal.

The Argentina international is yet to turn out for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side this season and only made one appearance for the Under-23s team before his calf injury flared up again.

Moreover, with Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire all above Rojo in the United pecking order, he is expected to move on when his contract runs out in the summer.

According to the Daily Mail, Boca Juniors have touched base with the centre-back over a potential deal, although it is very early days and United have not received an official bid yet.

The report adds that Sheffield United and Newcastle United are also keeping a close eye on developments, but Rojo would welcome a return to Argentina after spending the second half of last season on loan at Estudiantes.

The 30-year-old has won one Europa League trophy, one FA Cup and one EFL Cup during his six-and-a-half years at Old Trafford, scoring two goals in 122 appearances for the Red Devils.

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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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