The 28-year-old Portuguese is currently on loan at Sporting Lisbon after struggling to make an impact at Old Trafford in recent seasons.
When Manchester City were bought out in 2008, Sir Alex Ferguson made a point of reasserting Manchester United’s dominance by completing the double over their local rivals.
Centre-back Rojo, 24, is due to cost United around £16million in a part swap deal, that involves misfiring winger Nani being shipped out to the Argentine’s club Sporting Lisbon.
United winger Nani made a second-half appearance in Saturday’s Premier League opening defeat to Swansea City and appears on the way out under Louis van Gaal.
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Portuguese winger had been linked with move away
MM gives a run-down of the players that need to impress this season