Leicester City have reportedly struck an agreement with Riyad Mahrez which would allow the 26-year-old to leave the club in January, so long as a substantial offer is received.
The 26-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal during the summer after he submitted a formal transfer request, but after being subject to just one bid from Serie A side Roma - who he was not interested in joining - he remained at the King Power Stadium.
A report earlier this week revealed Foxes manager Puel was set to discuss Mahrez's future at the club,
Riyad Mahrez performances this season:— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) January 1, 2018
7 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️
Not a bad start to the season
Will he leave Leicester in January? pic.twitter.com/urlcCuugtz
Mahrez has made 23 appearances for Leicester so far this season, notching seven goals and providing seven assists - with five of his goal scoring contributions coming in his last four games.
"We will have no problems doing that. He has been fantastic for us all season and the speculation has been there from the start.“He has just got on with his business as usual and he will continue to do so,” he added.