Man Utd boss Van Gaal gives Rojo update ahead of Burnley trip

Marcos Rojo is set to miss Manchester United's trip to Burnley because he still has not been granted a work permit

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Louis van Gaal admits that it is unlikely Marcos Rojo will have been granted a work permit in time for Manchester United’s clash with Burnley on Saturday.

The Argentina international is yet to feature for his new club since joining from Sporting Lisbon as he waits for his official documentation to be processed.

Rojo, 24, has been at Argentinian Embassy in Madrid this week as he bids to secure his right to work within the EU.

“I cannot change the law of Argentina,” said Van Gaal.

“I am Manchester United manager, which is the biggest club in the world, but I cannot change the law. It’s only a matter of time.”

Fellow new signing Angel di Maria could feature for the Red Devils at Turf Moor, however, because he has an Italian passport thanks to his grandparents.


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