• 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 […]