Date: 20th January 2017 at 1:30am
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Arsenal are set to lose out on the services of Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas with close to agreeing a summer deal, according to reports in Greece.

The Greece ’s agent confirmed last week that Roma rejected a £34.6 million offer from Arsenal last summer and also stated that the 25-year-old could be on the move at the end of the season.

Manolas has also been linked with a move to Manchester United but, according to Greek source SDNA (via Calciomercatoweb), it appears Inter have agreed a fee with Roma for the defender. It’s suggested that Roma have already accepted a bid of £36.3 million from the Milanese club to go through this summer with personal terms to yet to be finalised.

Manolas has been a consistent performer for Roma since joining the club form in 2014 and has made 22 appearances so far this season for ’s side.

Laurent and Per Mertesacker only recently signed new deals at Arsenal, and with Shkodran Mustafi also settling in well following his arrival from Valencia last summer, perhaps a defensive signing isn’t on ’s agenda. If, however, the Frenchman is keen on signing Manolas this summer then he better move hastily before he loses out.