Roma complete Kostas Manolas deal

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AS Roma on Tuesday completed the transfer of Greece international Kostas Manolas from Olympiakos after agreeing to sell Medhi Benatia to Bayern Munich. The 23-year-old centre-back arrived at Rome's Fiumincino airport from Athens on Tuesday morning and underwent a medical later in the day and later took part in training. A statement read: "A.S. Roma S.p.A announce that they have signed a contract with Olympiakos Football Club for the permanent signing of the footballer Konstantinos Manolas in a transaction worth a total of 13 million euros. "The agreement foresees the payment of a variable sum, up to a maximum of two million euros, in bonuses linked to the player fulfilling certain sporting objectives. A contract of a duration of five years has been signed by the player, with an expiry of June 30, 2019."