Marcos Rojo to Manchester United: Sporting Lisbon confirm deal with Nani heading back to Portugal on loan
Nani has been at United since 2007
Manchester United have agreed a £16m transfer for Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo, with Portuguese winger Nani heading back to his former side Sporting on a season-long loan as part of the deal.
Rojo has won 28 caps for Argentina, and started in the World Cup final against Germany, which his side lost 1-0.
Nani has been at United since 2007 after signing from Sporting. He has made 147 Premier League appearances for the club, scoring 25 goals.
The 24-year-old is United's third summer signing after Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera.
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Rojo has been at Sporting since 2013, after he joined from Spartak Moscow. He began his career in his homeland, playing for Estudiantes.
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