The report says that the Foxes are keen on strengthening their defence this month and after sounding out Amartey as a potential option, a completion of the deal is not too far away.
After a superb start to the campaign coupled with goals galore from the likes of Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy, it is Leicester’s defence that has been particularly impressive late.
The Foxes have kept clean sheets against Manchester City, Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur of late, helping them keep pace with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table.
That said, Ranieri is keen to bring another player to compete with Robert Huth, Wes Morgan and Marcin Wasilewski in the defensive roles and Copenhagen’s Amartey has been earmarked for the job.
HITC recently reported that an offer has been accepted for the player, therefore it is seemingly only a matter of time before a contract agreement and ensuing medical come to pass.
The 21-year-old is versatile enough and can feature both at centre-back and as the holding midfielder, providing boss Ranieri with a number of options through the spine of his side.