NEWS
Friday August 14 2020
Inter challenge Roma for Smalling

Inter are ready to make their own offer to Manchester United for Chris Smalling, as Roma are forced to stall by the takeover, but the asking price is over €20m.

The defender spent this season on loan at the Stadio Olimpico, with the Giallorossi paying a substantial percentage of his salary.

He has made it clear that he wants to continue his experience in Italy and even remained in the Peninsula for his summer vacation.

Roma had seen their €15m offer rejected, as Manchester United are holding out for at least €20m.

They probably will be able to increase it once Dan Friedkin completes the takeover of the club from James Pallotta later this month.

Meanwhile, La Gazzetta dello Sport claim Inter are ready to dive in and make their own proposal for Smalling.

The Nerazzurri already have a strong rapport with Manchester United following deals for Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez.

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