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Kostas Manolas To Sign For Zenit

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Kostas Manolas To Sign For Zenit

New Roma manager Monchi is entering a baptism of fire. Kostas Manolas to sign for Zenit.

With Mo Salah already out the door, after agreeing to sign for Liverpool, the last thing Monchi needed was another player leaving. Especially a player of Manolas stature.

Manolas, 26, has played exactly 100 games for Roma. During his time at the club he has become one of the most highly rated center backs in the world.

According to reports, Manolas is set to join Zenit St Petersburg. The fee for the Greek international is €30 million, a bargain for a player of his quality.

Respected journalist Tancredi Palmeri reported the deal done on Twitter earlier today.

As of now there have been no statements from the club or the player himself, but the deal seems to be set in stone. The destination though may come as a surprise as will the price. Many top European clubs will be kicking themselves at the transfer. Chelsea have been heavily linked with Manolas for months.