Chris Smalling tries to recover for Bayer Leverkusen return leg

English defender Chris Smalling is trying to recover in time for Roma’s return leg with Bayer Leverkusen.

According to Il Tempo, Mourinho and his staff want to try and see if Smalling can speed up his recovery ahead of next Thursday night.

Smalling’s injury proved problematic for the Giallorossi as they struggle to maintain clean sheets in their recent Serie A matches.