• Mourinho infuriated at press for Smalling questions: You can’t ask me about him!

    Mourinho infuriated at press for Smalling questions: You can’t ask me about him!

    The Manchester United boss refused to take questions about the England centre-back’s fitness but did confirm that Luke Shaw is available to face Arsenal on Saturday.

    Jose Mourinho refused to discuss Chris Smalling’s injury situation at Manchester United and hit out at the recent media speculation surrounding the defender.

    Mourinho appeared to question Smalling and team-mate Luke Shaw’s commitment after they pulled out of the squad with injury concerns prior to the 3-1 victory over Swansea City.

    Some reports have suggested that Smalling […]

  • RUMOURS: Arsenal and Liverpool eye Smalling and Shaw

    RUMOURS: Arsenal and Liverpool eye Smalling and Shaw

    The Gunners and Reds are on standby after the two Manchester United defenders were caught up in a row with manager Jose Mourinho.

    Arsenal and Liverpool are keeping tabs on Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw after the pair were criticised by Jose Mourinho, report the Daily Mirror.

    The Manchester United manager implied that the two England internationals had declined to play against Swansea City due to the fact that they were carrying minor knocks.

    And both Arsenal and Liverpool are set to monitor […]

  • HUGE embarrassment for Jose Mourinho after Chris Smalling is ruled out for FOUR WEEKS

    HUGE embarrassment for Jose Mourinho after Chris Smalling is ruled out for FOUR WEEKS

    Jose Mourinho has been left red faced after it emerged that Chris Smalling will be absent for the next four weeks, so serious is the injury to his toe.

    The Manchester United manager publicly questioned Smalling’s commitment to the side after the defender made himself unavailable for last Sunday’s match against Swansea.

    The Portuguese said: ‘[Smalling] doesn’t feel that he can play 100 per cent without pain’.

    It’s now been revealed that Smalling has broken his toe in two places and may not […]

  • Manchester United’s Eric Bailly is like Nemanja Vidic – Smalling

    Manchester United’s Eric Bailly is like Nemanja Vidic – Smalling

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has said he can understand the comparisons between teammate Eric Bailly and ex-United defender Nemanja Vidic.

    Smalling told MUTV the two play “the same way” after lining up alongside summer signing Bailly on five occasions this season.

    He added: “Nemanja was one of those defenders who was very aggressive, very dominant and took no nonsense.

    “Eric plays the same way. He can go through a tackle and he doesn’t take risks. You can see the similarities there, and […]

  • Third defeat for Manchester United would be ‘unacceptable’ – Smalling

    Third defeat for Manchester United would be ‘unacceptable’ – Smalling

    Chris Smalling says Manchester United’s players need to stand up and be counted to avoid an “unacceptable” third successive defeat.

    Jose Mourinho’s appointment and some marquee signings helped bring a feelgood factor back to Old Trafford after the reign of Louis van Gaal, but a 2-1 home defeat to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City was compounded as Feyenoord eked out a late 1-0 win in Thursday’s Europa League opener.

    Stand-in captain Smalling admitted “we didn’t play up to our standards” in the Netherlands […]

  • Man.United Player, Chris Smalling Faints, Injures Head and Rushed to Hospital After Food Poisoning …Photos

    Man.United Player, Chris Smalling Faints, Injures Head and Rushed to Hospital After Food Poisoning …Photos

    Manchester United and England defender Chris Smalling ‘rushed to hospital’ after bout of food poisoning causes him to faint on holiday in Bali.

    Chris Smalling receives treatment on a facial wound while on holiday on the Indonesian island of Bali

    English Premier Leaugue club, Manchester United have confirmed that defender, Chris Smalling has fallen ill while on holiday in Bali after a severe bout of food poisoning as pictures emerged on social media of him receiving medical treatment.

    The 26-year-old who is […]

  • Manchester United’s Chris Smalling hospitalised with food poisoning in Bali

    Manchester United’s Chris Smalling hospitalised with food poisoning in Bali

    Chris Smalling has been in hospital in Bali, Indonesia with food poisoning which led to him fainting, his club Manchester United said in a statement.

    A source close to the club told ESPN earlier on Monday that United were investigating after a picture of Smalling on a hospital bed surfaced on social media, and a club statement was released giving the official reason.

    The statement added that Smalling is “now feeling fine” and that the player thanked everyone for their support. Smalling […]

  • Smalling wins Manchester United’s Players’ Player of the Year

    Smalling wins Manchester United’s Players’ Player of the Year

    Chris Smalling has been named Manchester United’s Players’ Player of the Year for 2015-16.

    The 26-year-old has been one of the key figures in United’s central defence, and has captained the side in the absence of Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick this season.

    And the England international has seen off competition from David De Gea and Daley Blind to win the award.
    “It’s a massive honour to receive this from my fellow players. There are some big names on the winners’ list, so […]