Manolas agent on Chelsea links

After reports Chelsea are ready to activate the €38m release clause for Kostas Manolas, the Roma defender’s agent said “you’d have to ask the club.”

Sportitalia transfer guru Alfredo Pedullà claimed that the Stamford Bridge side were showing strong interest.

“I don’t know anything about interest from Chelsea, so you’d have to ask the club,” agent Ioannis Evangelopoulos told

The Greek defender had already been heavily linked with Arsenal last summer, but signed a new contract with the Giallorossi in December.

He turned 27 this week and his profile was raised considerably by the decisive goal to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League quarter-finals.

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