Italian side Roma have completed the signing of Kostas Manolas from Olympiacos for a €13m transfer fee. The Greece international has signed a five-year contract with the Italian Serie A outfit and will replace Mehdi Benatia following the Moroccan defender's permanent move to Bayern Munich.
A statement from Roma read: "Roma announces it has signed on a permanent transfer from Olympiacos FC Konstantinos Manolas' sporting rights for 13million euros."
He made 25 league appearances last season and scored three goals while he also featured in seven Champions League games for the Piraeus-based club. The 23-year-old centre-back played every minute for Greece at the FIFA World Cup™ this summer, as the Ethniki reached the Round of 16.