Arsenal have given up on trying to sign Jonny Evans.
They have been priced out of the market as West Brom insist on keeping their centre-back.
And the Daily Star claim the Gunners are hoping a last-ditch offer for Manolas will be accepted by Roma.
Manolas has been linked with moves to the Premier League for the last two years.
Arsenal have already signed Manolas’ Greek compatriot Konstantinos Mavropanos this summer.
Mavropanos is yet to make an appearance in the Greece national side.
Manolas, 26, has played 21 games for Roma this season, scoring twice and picking up two yellow cards.
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