Monchi denies Navas rumors

Soon-to-be Roma sporting director Monchi spoke to LaRoma24 after English newspapers reported that he was in Manchester to speak to Jesus Navas regarding a potential move to Roma this summer:

According to some British newspapers, you were in Manchester to convince Jesus Navas to sign with Roma.
Not true, it is false. I am relaxing with my family in our city.

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.