Manola undergoes Arsenal medical ahead of €10m move
The Olympiakos defender, has attracted interest not only from the Gunners, but top Italian clubs Juventus and Roma. But with Arsene Wenger keen on signing a centre-back, the Frenchman has moved quickly to agree a fee around €10m for the Greece international.
Wenger had previously said “if I can find another centre-back, I will do it”, following Thomas Vermaelen’s departure to Barcelona and now looks set to tie up a deal for his replacement.
Arsenal opened their 2014/2015 season, with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at the Emirates on Saturday.