The Mirror are reporting today that Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is likely to be up for sale this summer.
They report that Jose Mourinho is interested in bringing in another center-back to the Red Devils this summer and if that is the case, Smalling could be sold.
And since Chris will have only one year to run on his contract, then he could be available for a decent fee.
Everton are already said to be interested in signing Smalling, and we wonder if Rafa would want to bring the experienced Premier League defender to Newcastle.
Chris Smalling – could be a good buy for Newcastle
At the moment we have Lascelles, Lejeune, Clark, and Mbemba fighting it out for the two center-back positions.
But Chancel Mbemba is almost certain to be sold this summer for his own good – so he can start playing first team football again.
He’s too good to be sitting on the bench at Newcastle.
It would seem that Smalling could be a good signing for Newcastle and certainly will add some real experience to the back four.
Smalling joined the Red Devils in the summer of 2010 from Fulham and has since played 280 times for the club with 15 goals.
If the fee is decent, then he could be just what Rafa is looking for this summer.
Smalling has played 31 times for England with one goal.
What do you think?