By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 10:01 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 10:03 GMT, 1 January 2019
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is set for a special 2019, as himself and wife Sam Cooke revealed on New Year's eve that they are expecting a baby.
The 29-year-old is to become a father for the first time and Cooke, 33, revealed their newborn will be a baby boy.
Taking to social media the couple revealed the happy news, with Cooke writing: 'Happy NYE from the Smalling's! This year our dreams are coming true as we'll be welcoming our first (non fury) son into the world.
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