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'My old woman told me to come back!' Marcos Rojo reveals how his mother was reason for return to Argentina after leaving for six-month Estuadiantes loan move Marcos Rojo left to rejoin Estudiantes on a six-month loan The defender grew up in Argentina and came through the Estudiantes academy Rojo made 122 appearances for since joining the club in 2014 The 29-year-old was told by his mother to come back to play in Argentina

By Sam Blitz For Mailonline

Published: 11:34 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 11:37 GMT, 3 February 2020

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Marcos Rojo said that he was told to leave for a return to Argentina - by his mother. 

The defender sealed return to former club Estudiantes La Plata on the day before deadline day, signing a loan move until the end of the current season. 

Rojo grew up in La Plata as a child and came through the Estudiantes academy before moving to Europe in 2011 where he has since played for Spartak Moscow, Sporting Libson and United.

Marcos Rojo (centre) left Manchester United for Estudiantes because his mother told him to

Marcos Rojo (centre) left for Estudiantes because his mother told him to

The 29-year-old told El Intransigente: 'Many things came together. I need to play, return to my level, the family insisted, my old woman told me to come back.

'I had many offers to go to other clubs, but what's better than being at home. I hope to

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