Sunday August 24 2014
Manolas to Roma for Benatia

There are reports Roma will sign Kostas Manolas when Mehdi Benatia moves to Bayern Munich.

It is widely believed that Bayern Munich have a basic €30m deal in place for the Moroccan international defender.

A transfer could be completed tomorrow or Tuesday with the German club, as director Walter Sabatini is expected to fly out soon.

The search is on for a replacement and Sport24 in Greece and Il Messaggero newspaper maintain Roma have agreed terms with Olympiacos for Manolas.

The transfer fee is believed to be €11m for the 23-year-old Greek international, who has also been linked with Juventus and Arsenal.

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