AS Roma manager Rudi Garcia insists he is not about to sell Mehdi Benatia to one of four interested Premier League clubs.

The 27-year old French-born Moroccan defender is a target for both Manchester City and Manchester United, as well as Chelsea and Tottenham, but Garcia says he is not about to up and leave the Italian capital.

"He's under contract with us and for me he will be a Roma player this season," Garcia said ahead of Roma's friendly with Liverpool on Wednesday.

"Mehdi is happy, motivated. He will play against Liverpool and there aren't any problems."

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