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Roma fear new Smalling setback after training incident – report



Roma concern that centre-back Chris Smalling has suffered a brand new set-back in his comeback from harm after the previous Manchester United defender pulled up in coaching on Sunday morning based on latest reviews.

Smalling has not featured for Roma in any competitors since September as he has been scuffling with a tendon subject all season.

The 34-year-old was named as an alternative choice to the 4-2 loss towards league leaders Inter on the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, however was left on the bench by Daniele De Rossi. That was his first involvement within the matchday squad for the reason that 2-1 loss towards Milan on September 9.

Nevertheless, based on info from Il Corriere dello Sport, Smalling needed to minimize quick his coaching session on Sunday after feeling some discomfort throughout the session.

Smalling reportedly took half within the heat up and had lined up to participate in Roma’s tactical workout routines, however took himself off the pitch shortly afterwards.

Heavy rain, which led to a sodden coaching pitch at Trigoria, could have additionally contributed to Smalling’s resolution to retire early from Sunday’s coaching session because the circumstances might have made for an pointless danger, Il Corriere reviews.

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