Targeting Champions League return: Defender Rojo
Manchester Nov 15 (IANS) Argentine international Marcos Rojo said he is targeting to make a return after his injury to Manchester United in the Champions League football tie against CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford here on December 5.
The defender suffered a knee ligament damage in April.
"Tomorrow (Wednesday) I am going to play with the reserves in a friendly match " the 27-year-old was quoted as saying by the Independent on Tuesday.
"I feel good. Up until now I have not had any problems but training is not the same as a match. In three weeks we have a Champions League game and if all goes well tomorrow I could play in that " Rojo added.
Rojo also admitted he is determined to make a return to his national team.
"I have to win my place back in the team so that (Argentina) coach Jorge Sampaoli considers me for the World Cup " the defender said.
"I have been out a while but I am determined to get back into the national team. I want to show Sampaoli how good I am " Rojo added.