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Smalling on road to recovery

June 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is optimistic that he will be fit in time for the start of the 2012-13 season.

• Smalling ruled out of Euro 2012

Smalling, 22, suffered a groin injury in United's 2-0 win over Swansea in the penultimate game of last season and the issue ultimately ruled him out of England's Euro 2012 campaign.

The former Fulham player is progressing well in his recovery, though, and anticipates he will be ready for the beginning ...

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