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Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 31/07/2017

Serie A giants Roma have reportedly agreed on a fee with Premier League side Leicester City for want-away winger Riyad Mahrez.

The Algerian international Mahrez has insisted that he is keen for a new challenge and he wanted to leave the former Premier League Champions but interested clubs have not been in a rush to meet Leicester's valuation.

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According to Corriere dello Sport, Giallorossi has now made a breakthrough for the 26-year-old playmaker having previously seen two bids rejected for his signature.

New coach Eusebio Di Francesco has money to spend after the Italian giants generated over £80m through the sales of Antonio Rudiger, Leandro Paredes and Mohamed Salah and it appears that Luciano Spalletti's replacement is willing to spend in excess of £32m to sign Mahrez.

During his time in King Power Stadium Mahrez has helped Leicester win the Premier League title, an achievement which led to a run to the Champions League quarter-finals during the last campaign.

Mahrez who has played a full role in pre-season has contributed 35 goals in 138 appearances for Leicester in all competitions.