Premier League champions Chelsea offer 48 million euros for Greek defender Kostas Manolas

Greek international also the target of Russian side Zenit, according to reports

Premier League champions Chelsea are reportedly preparing to offer 48 million Euros to Italian club Roma AS to acquire Greek international central defender Kostas Manolas. According to sports site “”, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte had initially approached Leonardo Bonucci, but started looking into the Greek defender as an option after owner Roman Abramovic said he wanted younger players on the teams’ roster. Other reports had recently linked Kostas Manolas to Russian side Zenit Saint Petersburg.