Marcos Rojo was an early casualty in Manchester United’s FA Cup third-round meeting with Reading on Saturday after the centre-back came off after picking up what appeared to be a knock to his leg.
Phil Jones came on for his team-mate after just 29 minutes. United’s official Twitter account confirmed the blow:
19′ – Substitution for #MUFC: @PhilJones4 replaces Marcos Rojo, who’s picked up a knock. #FACup
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 7, 2017
Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho will be saddened to lose another central defender, having only just waved goodbye to Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly as he jetted off for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
The injury is poorly timed as far as United and Rojo are concerned, as Statman Dave painted a picture as to just how important the Argentina …