OFFICIAL: Chris Smalling leaves Manchester United on a permanent transfer

Chris Smalling joins Italian side AS Roma on a three-year deal.

The 30-year old defender has signed a three-year contract with Roma with the option of an additional year.

Smalling impressed during his loan spell with Roma last season and finally rejoined Giallorossi in a deal worth €15m plus €5m in add-ons.

“Nothing in life worth having comes easy,” Smalling said.

“My head and my heart has always been in Rome. I am delighted to now be yours. Daje Roma!”

“We are pleased to be able to welcome Chris back to the club, as one of the pillars of our squad,” added Guido Fienga, the club’s CEO.

“I would like to thank Manchester United for the consideration they have shown throughout this strenuous and lengthy negotiation.”


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“Everyone at Manchester United would like to thank Chris for his years of service, dedication and professionalism, and wish him all the best for his future,” United said in a club statement.

During his 10-year stint with the Red Devils, Smalling won two Premier League titles, the Europa League, an FA Cup and League Cup.

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