Thursday May 15 2014
Benatia eyes Roma pay-rise

Mehdi Benatia is reportedly looking to open contract talks with Roma soon to more than double his current salary.

The Moroccan has enjoyed a strong first season in the capital and has reportedly attracted the attention of a number of clubs in Europe.

Subsequently, the 27-year-old is seen by the Gazzetta dello Sport has apparently now making noises of a desire to boost his earnings with the Giallorossi.

Currently on a mid-level deal paying €1.25m net per season, Benatia is reportedly angling for a pay increase up to €2.8m.