Serie A transfer news: Torino sound out Manolas

Torino are desperate to sign a new defender and according to reports in Italy, the Granata have sounded out Napoli’s Kostas Manolas.

The Granata have agreed a €7.5m sale for Lyanco to Southampton and are on the lookout for a new centre-back this summer.

They have been linked with several defenders, including Shkodran Mustafi and Ozan Kabak.

Torino sell Lyanco to Southampton, target Mustafi

However, according to, Torino are also interested in Napoli’s Kostas Manolas and have contacted the Partenopei to discuss the player’s availability.

Napoli are open to selling the Greece international for an adequate offer, but it remains to be seen if Torino can match the defender’s ambitions.

Torino saw a loan offer for Kabak rejected earlier this week and are considering Mustafi, who is available as a free agent after leaving Schalke 04.