Man United defender Marcus Rojo joins Estudiantes on loan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Manchester United defender Marcus Rojo has returned to Argentine club Estudiantes La Plata on loan, both clubs announced Thursday.

The 29-year-old Rojo began his professional career at Estudiantes in 2008. He joined United from Portuguese side Sporting in 2014 but has not been a regular starter in recent seasons.

Estudiantes also recently signed former Liverpool and Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano.