sport news Tottenham keen on Chris Smailling after impressing on loan at Roma

Tottenham keen on Chris Smalling after impressing on loan at Roma, with Jose Mourinho eyeing reunion with defender Jose Mourinho is keen to strengthen his defence in the summer transfer window Mourinho remains a fan of Chris Smalling after working with him at Man United Smalling could be available after spending the season on loan at Roma 

By Alec Fenn For Mailonline

Published: 00:16 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 00:30 GMT, 2 March 2020

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Jose Mourinho is set to make a summer bid for defender Chris Smalling, according to reports in .

Smalling has impressed during a season-long loan spell at Roma but is yet to agree a permanent move to the club as the Serie A side haggle over his transfer fee.

The Daily Express claim Roma want to pay £14 million for Smalling in order to ensure they don't breach Financial Fair Play rules but United are holding out for £17m.

Tottenham are set to make a summer bid for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling

Tottenham are set to make a summer bid for defender Chris Smalling

Smalling has spent the season on loan at Roma but is yet to agree a permanent move

Smalling has spent the season on loan at Roma but is yet to agree a permanent move

Roma have reportedly bid £14m for Smalling, but United are demanding a fee of £17m

Roma have reportedly bid £14m for Smalling, but United are demanding a fee of £17m

If the two clubs fail to agree a deal then Tuttosport report Tottenham are ready to steal a march and bring him back to the Premier League. 

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