Smalling retains hope of signing permanently with the Giallorosso.
“They really set an example, and other clubs have got on board. I'm very proud to be associated with Roma because of all their initiatives.
“Some English players have gone abroad but not many. It was a challenge that I wanted to take. I'm someone who definitely lives by not having any regrets.
“I like new things maybe out of my comfort zone and show people that anything is possible."