Arsenal and Chelsea target NOT FOR SALE, insists Roma sporting director

first_imgRoma sporting director Monchi has dismissed talk the club could sell Arsenal and Chelsea target Kostas Manolas before the transfer window closes.The defender looked certain to leave the Italian club earlier this summer after they accepted an offer of around £30million for him from Zenit St Petersburg.However, that move broke down and it then seemed possible the Greece international would end up at Chelsea instead.Blues boss Antonio Conte is a big fan of Manolas, but the Italian has failed to wrap up a deal for the centre-back.And now Roma’s sporting director, Monchi, has confirmed the 26-year-old will not be leaving this summer.“Manolas for sale? No, we are working to sign players, not sell them,” Monchi told Mediaset Premium.“I spend all day with the players and can see they have faith in the coach and the system they are adopting.” 1 Roma star Kostas Manolas will not be sold with only weeks left of the transfer window last_img read more