Official: Kostas Manolas signs for AS Roma

Greek defender Kostas Manolas is officially a Roma player.

Roma officially announced the acquisition on their website this evening after the club agreed to a deal with Olympiakos on the basis of €13 million plus €2 million in bonuses. Manolas will sign a 5 year contract with AS Roma and will wear the #44 shirt.

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