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Fenerbahce provide transfer update on Man Utd defender amid reported interest

Over the past couple of weeks, Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has been continually linked with a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce on a season-long loan.

The 29-year-old is surplus to requirements at Old Trafford, but Fenerbahce have ruled themselves out of signing him.

That’s according to the Daily Star, who claim a club source said: “Rojo is not currently a target, in fact, we have not held talks with United or his representatives over a summer move.”

Their report claims Rojo earns a ridiculous £160,000 per-week at United, meaning he would be way out of the Süper Lig’s side’s budget.

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It remains unclear whether the Argentine will get his move before the European window shuts on September 2.

The Daily Mail reported that Rojo was fuming a deadline day switch to Everton fell through, with United changing the parameters of the deal from a loan to a permanent move.

It’s understandable why the Reds want to sell the centre-back on a permanent basis; he is now probably sixth on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s list of central defenders at the club, and no longer has a future at Old Trafford.

It looks like a move could hinge on whether United can find a club interested in Rojo who are willing to pay the staggering wages he is currently earning.

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