Manolas meets with Monchi, expresses desire to stay

Roma defender Kostas Manolas has met with newly appointed sporting director Monchi within the last few days and has expressed his desire to stay, according to Sky Sport.

However, the Greek defender has asked for a wage increase to €2.5 million plus bonuses per season.

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