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According to Gazzetta dello Sport via the Metro, is reporting Arsenal are interested in signing AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas.
The report further states the Gunners are willing to pay him £3.3m-a-year double his current wage of £1.24million-a-year.
Wenger is reportedly keen on strengthening his defense this summer and is looking to sign a centre-back to partner Koscielny next season. Greek defender Kostas Manolas appears to be high on Wenger’s wish list and the French man has just received a timely boost as he attempts to lure one of Serie A’s best defenders to the Premier League.
Wenger is very familiar with Manolas as the French man tried to sign him two summers ago but Roma was able to beat Wenger to the services of the defender.
Arsenal will have to beat Chelsea in signing him as they are currently willing to match what Arsenal are offering him for his services.
Now, it is rumoured with Champions League action next season he will fancy a move to the Emirates.