Paulo Fonseca says Chris Smalling wants Roma stay amid Tottenham Hotspur, Everton speculation


AS Roma manager Paulo Fonseca has actually informed ESPN that Manchester United-owned main defender and reported Everton and Tottenham Hotspur target Chris Smalling wants to stay at the club.

Smalling relocated to Serie A outfit Roma on a season-long loan offer from Premier League giants United in the summer of 2019.

Fonseca has actually stated that he wants to keep the England international next season also, and has added that the 30- year-old wants to stay at Roma, too.

According to, Arsenal have actually currently asked about Smalling, and the very same publication has actually reported of interest in the former Fulham man from Tottenham Hotspur and Everton.

Fonseca informed ESPN about Smalling: “I will do everything I can to keep him at Roma next year too. I know he wants to stay, let’s see what happens.”


According to WhoScored, Smalling has actually made 21 appearances in Serie A for Roma up until now this season, scoring 2 goals and offering one assist in the process.

The defender has actually likewise played 5 times in the Europa League and two times in the Coppa Italia for the Giallorossi this campaign.

Roma are 5th in the Serie A table at the minute with 45 points from 26 matches, 3 points behind fourth-placed Atalanta.

On The Other Hand, United currently find themselves 5th in the Premier League table, 3 points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.

Football in England and in Italy is suspended at the minute due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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