The remarkable performance of the Greek defender in the UCL quarter-finals impressed Mourinho. The Red Devils are poised to bid high for Kostas Manolas.
The Roma President James Pallotta had invited Alex Ferguson, the glorious coach of Manchester United, to the Stadio Olimpico for the Champions League clash Roma-Barcelona. In that epic match, a Greek God made the difference scoring the 3-0 and defusing the atomic offensive trio of the Blaugrana.
Kostas Manolas‘ remarkable UCL performance on Tuesday impressed the key men of the glorious British club. According to ‘ManchesterEveningnews‘ Alex Ferguson was supposed to monitor Umtiti but the Roma defender outperformed the Barcelona player.
Di Francesco‘s Greek defender played without fear, leading the backline of the Giallorossi and showing speed in recoveries. Manolas seems to be the right man for Jose Mourinho, who had chased the player when he had coached Chelsea.
Recently, Kostas Manolas stated, “I am happy at Roma. I had the possibility to move to Zenit but I feel good here.” A summer negotiation between Manchester United and Roma is possible but the price-tag of the Greece international is very high. The 26-year-old signed a contract with the Giallorssi until June 30, 2022. His perfromances in the 2017-18 campaign are very impressive. Manolas made 33 appearances scoring 4 goals and collecting 2,771 minutes between Serie A and Champions League.