Chris Smalling edges closer to new long-term deal with Roma

ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 09: Chris Smalling of AS Roma celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Lecce at Stadio Olimpico on October 09, 2022 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
Andy Mattioli

Roma centreback Chris Smalling is reportedly growing more convinced of Roma’s latest proposal for a new long-term deal.

As reported by Filippo Biafora of il Tempo, Roma recently upped their bid for a new two-year contract for the ex-Man United defender.

Smalling and his entourage are evaluating this proposal, but the offer seems to be deemed good enough as it is in line with the player’s demands. As a result, the capital club are increasingly optimistic Smalling will accept to extend his stay in the Italian capital.

Earlier reports suggested the new contract will be worth around €3.5 million per season.

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