According to DiMazio’s personal website, Rome is meeting with the intermediary regarding Smalling’s transfer.
Smalling's loan contract with Rome expired this summer, and when he left the Red Wolves on August 6, he expressed his willingness to return to Fonseca's team.
Smalling did not participate in the Europa League knockouts between Rome and Sevilla. He has always given priority to joining Roma.
Now Roma is trying to complete Smalling's buyout, and the transfer negotiations are now in the final stage.
Smalling joined Roma on loan from Manchester United last summer. He performed well in Serie A last season. He was also rumored to be a signing target for Inter Milan.