ANTONIO CONTE is looking to raid Manchester United again and add Chris Smalling to his Inter Milan squad.
The defender was deemed surplus to requirements by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last summer and was shipped off to Roma on a season-long loan.
He shone in Serie A and made 30 league appearances and even managed three goals and two assists.
His defending also saw him dubbed "Smalldini" in reference to Italian legend Paolo Maldini.
Roma are desperate to keep the former Fulham man, who will miss out on their Europa League quest this month, but have been put off by United’s £21m asking price.
Juventus have also been linked with a swoop for Smalling, and now it seems he has another of Italy’s big boys chasing his services.
Gazzetta claims Conte is plotting a move to add the 30-year-old to his ex-United men at the San Siro.
Last summer he moved to bring both Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez from Old Trafford.
Ashley Young then joined them at Inter in January.
Now Conte could be about to add his FOURTH former United man if he completes the potential transfer of Smalling.
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And today’s report also states that the “good relations” between United and Inter could help to get the deal done.
However, it also re-affirms Juventus’ keenness to get Smalling.
And that could scupper the chances of Conte securing the England international.
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