Blues could have had him for free
Chelsea passed up chance to sign Smalling
January 31, 2010
By Soccernet staff
The 20-year-old completed his medical with the Old Trafford outfit on Thursday and will link up with his new team-mates from July 2010 on a four-year contract from Fulham.
The deal completes a meteoric rise for the England Under-21 star, who only two years ago was playing non-league football with Maidstone.
And it could have ...