The details of Manolas’ move to Roma

Gianluca Di Marzio has reported that with Mehdi Benatia going to Bayern, Roma have closed the deal for Kostas Manolas. Here is his report:

“The destiny is Roma. Benatia is ready to go to Bayern Munich:. With the Moroccan defender on his way to Bayern Munich, the giallorossi have completed the deal for Kostas Manolas. Roma has reached an agreement with Olympiakos for the defender on the basis of €13 million. The 22 year old will sign a 5 year deal. There’s a total agreement with Roma, he’s ready to fly to Italy and now they’re only waiting for the departure of Benatia.”

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