Solskjaer makes decision on Smalling’s Manchester United future

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According to reports, Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made a decision on the future of Chris Smalling at Manchester United.

The Norwegian will recall loanee Chris Smalling into his squad next season if he cannot find a centre-back in the transfer market this summer.

The defender joined Roma on loan last summer, and has been impressive for the Serie A side who are keen on making the centre-back’s move a permanent.

Solskjaer is keen to sign a centre-back to play alongside Harry Maguire next season. United are targeting Bournemouth ace Nathan Ake but they face competition from Manchester City for his signature. Villarreal centre-back Pau Torres is also a target for Manchester United.

Should a defender not arrive, then Smalling will be recalled to provide competition for Maguire and Lindelof.