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Manchester United face late transfer interest from Premier League rivals in experienced defender

Manchester United are reportedly facing late transfer interest from Premier League rivals Everton in defender Marcos Rojo.

According to Goal, the Toffees are keen to recruit a new centre-back and could be set to turn to Rojo as an alternative to Barcelona’s Yerry Mina as they struggle to get the deal through.

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The Daily Mirror have also linked Mina with Manchester United, though Goal claim to understand there is no interest in the Colombia international from the Red Devils.

The 23-year-old could certainly be a good fit in the Premier League, wherever he ends up, but Everton also seem ready to try to bring in Rojo as an alternative.

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Barcelona’s Yerry Mina has been linked with Manchester United and Everton

The experienced Argentine has never quite been a regular in his time at Old Trafford, with injuries getting in the way of some largely solid and reliable form at the back.

There seems little doubt Rojo could do a job for a club like Everton, though Goal suggest it remains unclear if the Merseysiders are simply using interest in him as a way to pressure Barca into allowing Mina to leave.

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