Roma rejects United offer for Kostas Manolas

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Kostas Manolas has attracted interest from Man United but the Giallorossi are prepared to offer him a new deal which will see him remain at the capital club.

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After spending the past two seasons in the Italian capital, Kostas Manolas is expected to extend his stay at Roma after the club turned down an offer from Manchester United.

The Giallorossi are now set to extend his contract by one year, until 2020 and Manolas can expect his salary to rise to over €3 million per season, including bonuses.

A bid of around €35 million was submitted by the Red Devils, according to Corierre dello Sport, which was swiftly rejected by the club’s hierarchy.

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The Greek international became an integral part of Giallorossi, helping the club to a runners-up place in 2015, and a third placed finish last campaign, which attracted the interest from a number of Premier League clubs.

Despite adding Eric Bailly to the squad, Jose Mourinho is still interested in bringing in defensive reinforcements to Old Trafford, whilst Chelsea-bound Antonio Conte has been an admirer of the 25-year-old .

Manolas joined the capital club in 2014, earning 66 Serie A starts.

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