Marcos Rojo is excited he’s in any case at the identical crew as Alexis Sanchez after years of preventing each and every different at the pitch.
The defender has confronted Sanchez enjoying for Manchester United in opposition to Arsenal and for Argentina in opposition to Chile, however after Sanchez swapped the Emirates for Previous Trafford in January, the pair are in any case teammates.
“I’ve confronted him numerous instances, enjoying both in opposition to Arsenal or Chile,” Rojo instructed Within United. “We at all times appear to have fought at the pitch so it is higher we are at the identical aspect as we at all times ended up kicking each and every different.
“That is my taste and the way in which I play. I have been this fashion since I used to be a child. I’m very competitive and emotional at the pitch.
“I am an excessively standard South American participant. We are very competitive. It’s one thing in my blood. I am not going to switch. Alexis is a smart particular person, now I have were given to understand him.
“He’s an out of this world participant and I am hoping he brings his most stage to United. He is settling in smartly. He is were given a brand new space. Actually, it is the one I had once I first arrived at United.”
Rojo returned from a knee damage in November and has made 10 appearances to this point this season.
United’s defence has come below fireplace after two defeats of their remaining 3 Premier League video games in opposition to Tottenham and Newcastle.
The 27-year-old used to be left at the bench at Wembley and St. James’ Park and he stated he’s willing to get again into Jose Mourinho’s crew.
“I am feeling 100 % and I’m proud of my earlier performances,” he added. “They’ve been at a prime stage and I am proud of my bodily stage, too. It is about getting mins below my belt and proceeding to play.
“My objectives for the remainder of the season are to play as many video games as I will be able to after which win trophies. Remaining 12 months we received 3 trophies so it might be nice to do one thing an identical this 12 months.
“It will be crucial for the membership and me individually so I will be able to cross to the International Cup with self belief.”
Rob is ESPN FC’s Manchester United correspondent. Observe him on Twitter @RobDawsonESPN.