Chris Smalling partially involved in group training

Andy Mattioli

Good news for Daniele De Rossi as Chris Smalling could be nearing the long-awaited return to Roma’s squad list.

The English defender has been absent for the past five months with a chronic knee injury which he continues to deal with.

However, the player is said to have made concrete steps in his recovery.

In fact, reports that today Smalling was partially involved in group training for the first time since November.

The goal remains to have him back with the team by the end of this month.

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