Chris Smalling

Born: November 22, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Manchester United (no. 12)
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Career History
Senior2007-2008Maidstone United
2008-2010Fulham
2010-Manchester United
International2011-England
Sports Mole has 994 articles about Chris Smalling. Articles 1 to 40:
General view outside The Emirates ahead of the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Arsenal 'lining up Kalidou Koulibaly move'
Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly with a view to a possible summer move for the Senegal international.
Feb 19, 09:32
Chris Smalling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Arsenal quoted £25m by Manchester United for Chris Smalling?
Arsenal are reportedly told by Manchester United that they will have to pay £25m to sign defender Chris Smalling.
Feb 18, 10:49
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2018-19
Find out which players from the Premier League are into the final 18 months of their contracts.
Feb 16, 15:35
A bandaged Marcos Rojo during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Marcos Rojo: 'I'm feeling 100% ready'
Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo reveals that he is feeling '100% ready' ahead of his potential return to the team's starting lineup.
Feb 14, 10:43
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Report: Manchester United planning summer moves for Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hoping to recruit Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, according to a report.
Feb 13, 21:00
Chris Smalling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Manchester United 'to offload Chris Smalling, Phil Jones'
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to sell Chris Smalling and Phil Jones in the summer transfer window.
Feb 13, 10:25
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Dermot Gallagher: 'Newcastle United deserved penalty versus Manchester United'
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher says that Newcastle United should have been awarded a penalty against Manchester United at St James' Park.
Feb 12, 17:37
Phil Jones sends into his own net during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on January 31, 2018
Phil Neville: 'Phil Jones, Chris Smalling are a disaster'
Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville brands Phil Jones and Chris Smalling a "disaster" pairing for the club in recent weeks.
Feb 12, 16:01
Phil Jones in action for Manchester United on January 1, 2018
Jamaal Lascelles: 'A lot of Manchester United players went missing'
Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles questions Manchester United's hunger following their 1-0 defeat at St James' Park.
Feb 12, 12:08
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Matt Ritchie goal earns Newcastle United win over Manchester United
Newcastle United move out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Manchester United in Sunday's clash at St James' Park.
Feb 11, 16:10
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full preview of Sunday's Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Manchester United.
Feb 9, 15:10
Alexis Sanchez scores a penalty past Jonas Lossl in the Premier League game between Manchester United and Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Result: Alexis Sanchez scores first Manchester United goal in win over Huddersfield Town
Alexis Sanchez scores on his Manchester United home debut to help the Red Devils to a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.
Feb 3, 16:56
West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at The Hawthorns on November 28, 2017
Arsenal 'turn attentions to Jonny Evans'
Arsenal reportedly plan to ramp up their efforts to sign defender Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion.
Jan 24, 09:30
Ashley Barnes grapples with Chris Smalling during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Arsenal keen to sign Manchester United defender Chris Smalling?
Arsenal are reportedly keen on signing Manchester United defender Chris Smalling before the end of the January transfer window.
Jan 22, 17:28
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Report: Arsenal want Anthony Martial in Alexis Sanchez deal
Arsenal reportedly propose a swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United striker Anthony Martial.
Jan 12, 21:13
A bandaged Marcos Rojo during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Marcos Rojo: 'I am close to full fitness'
Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo reveals that he is close to full fitness again following his lengthy spell out through injury.
Dec 28, 13:02
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives the thumbs-up ahead of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luke Shaw start as Manchester United host Burnley
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Luke Shaw are named in Manchester United's starting XI for their Premier League Boxing Day clash with Burnley at Old Trafford.
Dec 26, 14:05
Burnley defender James Tarkowski in action during his side's FA Cup clash with Lincoln City
Vote for your Premier League centre-back of the season so far
Vote for your centre-backs in the Sports Mole readers' halfway-stage Premier League Team of the Season.
Dec 24, 15:10
Paul Pogba and Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United on December 23, 2017
Result: Last-ditch Leicester City equaliser frustates Manchester United
Harry Maguire scores a 94th-minute equaliser for Leicester City in a 2-2 draw with Manchester United at the King Power Stadium, where Daniel Amartey saw red for the Foxes.
Dec 23, 21:45
Paul Pogba and Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United on December 23, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 2-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Leicester City and Harry Maguire's last-ditch equaliser with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the King Power Stadium.
Dec 23, 18:45
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on November 28, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'Jamie Vardy a nightmare to defend against'
Chris Smalling expects a tough evening when Manchester United face Leicester City due to the threat of Jamie Vardy and his attacking teammates.
Dec 21, 21:46
Daley Blind in action for Manchester United on October 31, 2017
Fenerbahce 'lining up Daley Blind January swoop'
Fenerbahce reportedly join the likes of Barcelona and Inter Milan in the race to sign out-of-favour Manchester United defender Daley Blind.
Dec 21, 09:21
Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku celebrate with each other during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Result: Manchester United hold on to beat West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United close the gap on leaders Manchester City back to 11 points courtesy of a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
Dec 17, 16:10
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku start for Manchester United at West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku start as the Red Devils travel to The Hawthorns to face West Bromwich Albion.
Dec 17, 13:19
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Eric Bailly may require surgery on ankle'
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is facing the prospect of a long-term layoff as the ankle injury sustained on international duty last month may require surgery.
Dec 14, 10:10
Luke Shaw and Fyodor Chalov during the Champions League match between Manchester United and CSKA Moscow on December 5, 2017
Result: Manchester United come from behind to confirm place in last 16
Manchester United confirm their place in the last 16 of the Champions League as Group A winners courtesy of a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford.
Dec 5, 21:37
Luke Shaw is substituted in Manchester United's match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho hands Luke Shaw start
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho makes six changes and hands Luke Shaw a start for tonight's Champions League game with CSKA Moscow.
Dec 5, 18:51
Romelu Lukaku celebrates Antonio Valencia's opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on December 2, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'We surprised Arsenal'
Chris Smalling says that Manchester United surprised Arsenal tactically during their Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.
Dec 4, 12:22
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette starts against Manchester United
Alexandre Lacazette is passed fit to start for Arsenal as they welcome Manchester United to the Emirates.
Dec 2, 16:32
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown between Arsenal and Manchester United, Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI of the two squads.
Nov 30, 12:45
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Result: Basel beat Manchester United late on to keep Group A alive
Michael Lang's goal a minute from time earns Basel a surprise 1-0 win over Manchester United at St Jakob-Park.
Nov 22, 21:37
Chris Smalling in action during an England training session on August 29, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'I have nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate'
Chris Smalling insists that he has nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate after the Manchester United defender was omitted from the latest England squad.
Nov 21, 19:57
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Victor Lindelof to be granted new Manchester United role?
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof could reportedly be given a new role in midfield as manager Jose Mourinho looks to fit the Swede into his team.
Nov 21, 17:27
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: "Paul Pogba is a different class"
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho describes Paul Pogba as a "different class" after the Frenchman scored one and set up another in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United.
Nov 18, 20:17
Paul Pogba and Isaac Hayden in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Result: Paul Pogba stars on Manchester United return to knock off Newcastle United
Paul Pogba marks his return from a two-month layoff with a goal and an assist as Manchester United come from behind to beat Newcastle United 4-1 at Old Trafford.
Nov 18, 19:25
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba starts, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench
Paul Pogba starts and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the Manchester United bench against Newcastle United.
Nov 18, 16:32
Chris Smalling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester United 4-1 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 4-1 victory over Newcastle United and the returns of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Sports Mole's live text coverage from Old Trafford.
Nov 18, 16:30
Samuel Umtiti in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Manchester United 'planning Samuel Umtiti swoop'
Manchester United reportedly turn their interest to Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti after giving up hope of signing Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.
Nov 8, 19:49
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho confident over Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic fitness
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hopes to have Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo back in action in time for the festive fixtures next month.
Nov 7, 13:13
Chris Smalling does battle with Ollie McBurnie during the EFL Cup game between Swansea City and Manchester United on October 24, 2017
Chris Smalling: 'Manchester United will bounce back'
Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling warns Newcastle United to expect a backlash from the Red Devils when the pair meet at Old Trafford.
Nov 6, 14:46

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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
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