Transfer News: Arsenal keen on Roma’s Kostas Manolas Transfer News: Arsenal keen on Roma’s Kostas Manolas Premier League side Arsenal are taking interest in Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas, according to several reports. Posted by:Junaid Effendi Posted date: Sunday, April 12, 2015 /comment : 0 Premier League side Arsenal are taking interest in Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas, according to several reports. Metro reported that Arsenal are preparing a £15million offer for the summer move of Roma defender Kostas Manolas. The 23-year-old has been in link with the Gunners for the past few months. He was linked in the January window, however, the move failed to take place. Also See: Arsenal Transfer News Roma signed him last summer from Greek outfit Olympiacos. The player has been an outstanding performer for the Italian side. The Serie A outfit are keen to keep the centre-half, while Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is confident that a £15million will be enough to secure his deal. His agent Ioannis Evangelopoulos told that his client has a contract until 2019 at the moment. He further said that all questions regarding Manolas’ future should be asked from Roma’s sporting director Walter Sabatini. He told Tuttomercatoweb: “Ask Sabatini if there’s genuine interest.” Manolas has been eyed as an alternative of Dortmund defender Mats Hummels who is expected to prefer a move to Manchester United this summer. Meanwhile, Arsenal are not the only side taking interest in Manolas, Man Utd are also keeping tabs and could fight Arsenal in the end. Columnist: Stevan Jones Share !