Benatia set to remain: Roma to double wages

Il Corriere della Sera has reported this morning that Mehdi Benatia looks set to remain as Roma have already turned down offers of over €30m for the defender.

Benatia, who arrived last June, is set to be handed a contract that will nearly double his wages from €1.2m per season to nearly €2.6m per season.

Source(s): Il Corriere della Sera

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