Date: 12th January 2017 at 10:15pm
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The Corriere Dello Sport have revealed that defender Kostas Manolas would prefer a move to the Premier League rather than staying in Serie A.

The Italian newspaper report that Arsenal, and Manchester United are the 25-year-old’s main suitors in England, while Inter are also targeting a move for the centre back.

The Greek international is however said to be keener on playing in England rather than moving to the Giuseppe Meazza.

Manolas’s agent has said that the Gunners had a €40 million (£35m) bid rejected by for the defender in the summer but after signing Shkodran Mustafi from at the end of the summer window instead, it remains to be seen whether are keeping an interest in the player.

Centre-back Laurent Koscielny today signed a new deal to stay at the club until 2020 when he will be 34, which would suggest manager Arsene Wenger sees the Koscielny-Mustafi partnership as being the preferred choice for at least the next few years.