Saturday March 10 2012
Roma reserve Manolas

Italian newspapers suggest Roma have beaten Everton and Palermo to Greek Under-21 international defender Kostas Manolas.

The AEK Athens starlet is a physical powerhouse in central defence and is still only 21 years old.

He had been close to Everton and Palermo in January, but according to the Corriere dello Sport is now waiting for the summer to complete his transfer to Roma.

Negotiations have reportedly been completed, as Manolas will be a free agent at the end of the season.

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