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Kostas Manolas Joins Napoli from Serie A Rival Roma

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 filer, Roma defender Kostas Manolas, left, and Real midfielder Gareth Bale vie for the ball during a Champions League, Group G soccer match between Roma and Real Madrid at the Rome Olympic stadium. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)

MILAN (AP) — Napoli has signed Greece defender Kostas Manolas from Serie A rival Roma.

Napoli confirmed the news on social media on Saturday while club president Aurelio De Laurentiis also posted on Twitter in Italian: "Welcome Kostas!"

No details of the transfer have been released but it is thought Napoli paid Roma in the region of 36 million euros ($41 million) for the 28-year-old Manolas.

Manolas has made more than 200 appearances for Roma since joining from Olympiakos in 2014.