July 13, 2017 13:28 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Roma lodge £29m bid for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez

Roma lodge £29m bid for Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez

The Italians see the Algerian as a replacement for Mohamed Salah but Leicester want around £50million for a player who has been pivotal to their recent success.

Roma have made a £29million offer for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.

The Italians see the Algerian as a replacement for Mohamed Salah but Leicester want around £50million for a player who has been pivotal to their recent success.

Arsenal and Liverpool have also checked on Mahrez but were deterred by the valuation.

Riyad Mahrez has handed in a transfer request and is keen to leave Leicester this summer

Riyad Mahrez has handed in a transfer request and is keen to leave Leicester this summer

The forward (right) is wanted by Roma, who have lodged a £29million bid for his services

The forward (right) is wanted by Roma, who have lodged a £29million bid for his services

Roma have discussed Manchester City's Samir Nasri as another option to Mahrez.

Meanwhile, Leicester trialist Frederik Nielsen, a Danish centre-back, scored for their under-23s as they defeated Jersey in their first pre-season friendly.

The young Foxes ran out 2-1 winners, with Admiral Muskwe scoring the other goal in their victory. 

Mahrez (right) poses with Danny Simpson and Islam Slimani on Leicester's pre-season camp

Mahrez (right) poses with Danny Simpson and Islam Slimani on Leicester's pre-season camp

Roma are looking to replace Mohamed Salah after his summer move to Anfield with Liverpool

Roma are looking to replace Mohamed Salah after his summer move to Anfield with Liverpool

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