Leicester's Riyad Mahrez is reportedly edging closer to a summer exit after Roma open negotiations to bring the winger to the Serie A next season.
The 27-year-old has been pining for a move away from the King Power Stadium since the end of last season and despite being within touching distance of joining Manchester City in January, Mahrez is now tipped to be on his way to Italy, according to Corriere dello Sport.
Mahrez had reportedly agreed to join Roma last summer but a deal between the two clubs could not be struck as Leicester placed a hefty price-tag on his head, and t
The 27-year-old's contract with Leicester runs until 2020 and despite his obvious desire to part ways with the Premier League club the Foxes have already proved that they are unwilling to budge on their valuation of the Algerian international.
Despite his longstanding intentions to make a move away from the club, Mahrez has been in outstanding form on the field for Leicester having scored ten goals and provided seven assists in 31 games across all competitions this season.