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United - Smalling Looks Ambitiously Ahead!

At Wembley on Sunday I was a little disappointed that our new signing, from Fulham, Chris Smalling didn`t start.

I thought it`d be the perfect opportunity to see the youngster in action, in a competitive match, to be able to gauge what he`ll be able to contribute to our side after his big money move.

Chris may not have started in that match but I`ve no doubt he has a future at United and tonight he continues his football education playing for the England U21 side against Uzbekistan.

The youngster certainly isn`t lacking in the confidence department and beforehand has spoken about how he perceives he could soon be looking at appearing in the full England side, remarking,

"If I can do well and get games for United there`s a chance in the longer term of getting into the England squad."

There is Chris but one step at a time please; you`ve some serious competition ahead of you for central defensive spots in the shape of Ferdinand, Vidic, Evans and O`Shea!

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Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 10 2010

Time: 5:00PM

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No doubt about him getting into England squad in the near future. That is definitely Rio's replacement.
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10/08/2010 18:48:00

He's looked pretty good whenever he's played for us and he can only get better learning from Vidic, Ferdinand and Brown.
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10/08/2010 22:51:00

No doubt he will be in the England squad espicially if he is learning off of some of the best (Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Neville).
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11/08/2010 11:34:00

I'd rather he concentrated on United first!
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