SportItalia: Zenit done pursuing Manolas

SportItalia journalist Alfredo Pedulla has reported that Zenit have given up and ended their pursuit of Kostas Manolas.

The news comes after the Greek defender skipped his medical for the Russian club, which was scheduled for yesterday. Manolas, reportedly, did not want his wages to be paid in Russian currency and wanted to be paid in Euros.

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