ImageOne of the best Greek prospect and MVP of the U20 European Championship will remain a player of Aris Thessaloniki, despite the interest of several teams, including the Greek giants Olympiacos and Panathinaikos.

The agent of the player, Mr. Sferopoulos, confirmed that the youngster will remain in North Greece for the next season while mentioning some teams which wanted the player's signature.

More spesifically he confirmed interest from Barcelona, Caja Laboral and Roma while he denied any interest from both

Olympiacos and Panathinaikos but was sure that both teams are keeping a close eye on Papanikolaou.