Scoring the goal that ended up securing victory for United over Wolfsburg last night, Chris Smalling will see his winner as a bonus.
Standing at 6 ft 4 in of course, the former Fulham man is a threat from corners but it’s his sturdy work back at centre back that has really caught the eye this season.
Seemingly that much more powerful and aggressive in his play nowadays, Smalling is starting to emulate the defensive displays of Rio Ferdinand and it’s about time with the former non-league player taking quite some time to adjust to the expectations placed upon his shoulders at Old Trafford.
Putting in a man-of-the-match display last night and lets not forget on the opening day of the season against Tottenham to boot, Smalling has now seemingly left fellow project player Phil Jones behind with his performances.
He seems to have left his comedic errors in the past now and many England supporters are calling for a central defensive partnership of Smalling and Everton’s John Stones at Euro 2016 next summer.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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