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Sheffield United looking for way around Marcos Rojo's £80k-a-week Manchester United wages

Sheffield United could make another attempt to sign Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo in January, despite his £80k-a-week wages.

The Blades were surprisingly linked with Rojo late in the window over the summer, as Jack O’Connell’s injury issues rocked the club.

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However, no deal was done and United didn’t sign anyone as cover for the important O’Connell.

But the Daily Mail claims United are still high on Rojo and could well look to ‘structure a package’ aimed at bringing the Red Devils ace to Bramall Lane.

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Such a signing would represent a massive coup for United, given Rojo’s experience, mentality, and quality at the highest levels. Indeed, the defender has won 61 caps for Argentina while also representing some of the world’s biggest clubs.

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His addition – if at all possible – would see United land that elusive left-footed central defender Chris Wilder has been craving.

Others more likely, but one to keep an eye on for sure

We’ve previously played down reports of Rojo arriving in S2 and while we still think it’s a long shot, it is one to keep an eye on.

Alan Biggs – respected South Yorkshire journalist – previously said United would not be signing Rojo due to his wages. That, of course, might still be the case when it comes to the Man United man.

However, given the circumstances and with Wilder admitting it will be loan signings in January, the move for Rojo doesn’t seem quite as unlikely now as it once did.

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