Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is relieved to be playing again.
After missing three months of action while recovering from a dislocated shoulder, Rojo made his comeback in the 5-1 win against FC Midtjylland and then started the 3-2 success over Arsenal.
The Argentina international was forced off after 55 minutes of the latter match, however, following a challenge with former Reds striker Danny Welbeck.
“When it happened I was concerned that it could be a more serious injury than it turned out to be, but I thought it would be better to come off at that point to be replaced by a player who was at full fitness and save aggravating the injury,” Rojo told MUTV, ahead of Sunday’s trip to West Brom.
“Thankfully it turned out just to be a knock, but it was safer for me to come off as the team come first.”
“[Despite coming off] I feel that the Arsenal game did me a lot of good and I got my rhythm back. After three months out with injury it wasn’t easy to come back and it’s not something that should be rushed.
“It has to be done match-by-match. My goal is obviously to achieve full fitness again and play a full 90 minutes.”