Leicester have rejected a £20million offer from Roma for Riyad Mahrez, according to Sky in Italy.
over Mahrez’s availability earlier this week,
The offer was made during a meeting between Roma sporting director Monchi and Leicester’s head of senior player recruitment Eduardo Macia.
Leicester are understood to be seeking £30m for the Algerian attacking midfielder, who signed a new four-year contract last summer.
Mahrez, who was instrumental in Leicester’s 2015-16 title-winning campaign,
The 26-year-old joined Leicester from Le Havre in January 2014, helping them secure promotion back to the Premier League that season.
Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare told earlier this month the club had received no bids for reported Arsenal target Mahrez,
Mahrez scored six goals in 36 Premier League appearances for the Foxes last term.