​Marcos Rojo explains why he’s happy Alexis joined him at United

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is delighted that he can call Alexis Sanchez a teammate.

Rojo and Sanchez are no strangers, having faced each other in Argentina vs. Chile games in the past. And Rojo has revealed the pair shared some vicious battles, and he is now grateful they will no longer be kicking each other at club level.

“I have faced him a number of times, playing either against Arsenal or Chile,” he said.

“We always seem to have fought on the pitch so it’s better we’re on the same side as we always ended up kicking each other.

“That’s my style and the way I play. I’ve been this way since I was a kid. I am very aggressive and emotional on the pitch. I’m a very typical South American player. We’re very aggressive. It is something in my blood. I’m not going to change.

“But Alexis [Sanchez] is a great person, now I’ve got to know him. He is a fantastic player and I hope he brings his maximum level to United. He’s settling in well. He’s got a new house. In fact, it’s the one I had when I first arrived at United.”

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