Roma did everything they could to retain the central defender but, according to Sky Italia Chris Smalling did return to Manchester United. The two clubs failed to reach an agreement for the loan extension until the end of August. The player returns to England and will therefore not play the end of the Europa League, which he will also not be able to play with the residents of Old Trafford.
However, the directions keep in touch for the future. The Red Devil still demand 20 million euros to permanently transfer the international (31 caps, 1 goal) and the Louve is looking to recover him, he who has revived this season thanks to his 3 goals and 2 assists in 30 matches of serie A He is still under contract at Manchester until 2022.