The greek defender arrived at Partenopeo`s team from AS Roma
Kostas Manolas is the new transplantation of Napoles. The team of the Italian South, which aspires to achieve something better in the forthcoming season, has included the international Greek central defender of AS Roma in its human potential.
Manolas, who started his career at AEK and became well known for his appearances in the UEFA Champions League with Olympiakos shirt, now makes an even bigger leap.
Napoli, the team that coached the great Carlo Ancelotti wanting to make the next bigger step, is facing the same title holder, Juventus has decided to pay the 35 million euros clause to gialorossi and to get the 27-year-old .
Great performance with Roma
Manolas in the 5th season, who played in the backyard with the Roma shirt, played in 206 games in all competitions. The 156 appearances were for Championship A (5 goals), 5 times for the Italian Cup. 11 for the Europa League and 34 for the Champions League, where he scored 3 goals.
One of which remains in the history of the club: what contributed to the exclusion of Barcelona from the UEFA Champions League semi-final in April 2018.
Then Manolas with a stunning head had scored the third goal that sent his team to the next phase and the Spanish, back to her home!
Manolas defensive bet role
So on the evening of June 30 all ended smoothly and hopefully for Napoli. In the enchanting Monte Carlo and while the clock showed 8 and the sun was going west, the hopes that everything would be done well and Manolas would wear Napoli’s vest became reality.
The Roma administration, seeing that the international footballer continues to insist on his request to end and move on to the issue of his move where Napoli offered the sum of 36 million euros to redeem his clause. Of these 2.7 million euros, they will go to the Greek stopper account.
Following the negotiations, the Romans administration decided that in the interest of the club, which maintains the same alignment with Uefa’s economic fair play, it decides at 10.20. to proceed with the concession of Manolas.
The administration even with its official announcement thanked Manolas for what he offered and wishes him good luck in his future.
Napoli has secured an extraordinary defensive support (Albiol will be heading to Villarreal for 4 million), with Manolas joining him who, with Koulibaly , has already made Naples fans dream of big things!
The presence of Manolas raises the optimism of the fans of the Partenopei. Kostas signed a 5-year contract with annual earnings of 4 million euros, and bonuses will reach 4.5.
Now Manolas will get the jersey with the No. 44 and within the month and a Dimaro car given by its players. The new era of Napoli has just begun …