Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo relieved playing again

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.”

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