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Roma ready to give everything in bid to sign Smalling

Serie A outfit will try their best to sign Chris Smalling from Manchester United this summer based on reports in Italy. The England defender has returned to Old Trafford after the end of his loan spell in Serie A. Smalling made 37 appearances for Roma in all competitions last season and they were interested in making the deal permanent. However, they failed to reach an agreement with Man United's representatives. Meanwhile, there have been rumors of interest in the 30-year-old from Premier League clubs like Fulham, Everton, Newcastle United and West Ham. Regardless, Il Tempo (via Sport Witness) have claimed that Roma are ready to resurrect their interest and are willing to throw in everything to capture the defender on a permanent deal. Roma boss Paulo Fonseca is eager to bring...

Roma make €17 million bid to sign Smalling from Man United

AS Roma have made a new offer of €17 million to Manchester United for the permanent acquisition of English center-back Chris Smalling. The England international is currently at Roma on a season-long loan from Man United where he has impressed with brilliant defensive performances. READ: Real Sociedad send wishes to ex-player Kovacevic after shooting Reports were rife that representatives of the Stadio Olimpico outfit had been in negotiations with Manchester United over a possible transfer of Smalling but a deal was yet to be finalized.   However, Calciomercato have confirmed that Roma have launched a new bid for the defender. The new offer of €17 million is pretty close to Man United's €20 million valuation of Chris Smalling. Therefore, they've met his asking price after initia...