Roma are looking to increase the release clause in Kostas Manolas’ current contract amid speculation linking the defender with a move away, the Mirror report, via Corriere dello Sport.

Bayern Munich are one of a number of European clubs who are said to be interested in the Greek international, with the likes of Juventus, Manchester United and Arsenal all reportedly eyeing a move for the defender.

Manolas’ current deal with Roma includes a release clause of £31.5million, a fee the Italian side are looking to bump up as interest in the 27-year-old increases.

According to the reports, the Serie A side are looking to either increase the release clause to £43.7million or remove it all together before the summer transfer window opens.

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Manolas’ current deal expires in 2022 and negotiations over a new contract including the potential new release clause are believed to be going well.

Bayern face stiff competition from across Europe in the pursuit of defender, with Arsenal hoping their Greek duo of Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Konstantinos Mavropanos can lure Manolas into moving to the Emirates