Leicester City transfer round-up: Premier League club rumoured to be interested in midfielder; club tracking Scottish starlet; boss has Mahrez say

Danny Drinkwater celebrates scoring the first goal for Leicester City

A select round-up of all the latest Leicester City news...

Danny Drinkwater scores the first goal for Leicester CityDanny Drinkwater scores for Leicester City

A report from The Sun this morning claimed that Tottenham Hotspur are considering a £20 million bid for Leicester star Danny Drinkwater.

The newspaper claim that Spurs have been alerted to the 26-year-old's potential availability after contract talks between him and the Foxes have slowed down in recent weeks.

Leicester fans will be hoping they hold on to Drinkwater, who was so important to their Premier league title win last season.

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri hugs Riyad Mahrez as he is substitutedLeicester manager Claudio Ranieri and Riyad Mahrez 

Claudio Ranieri, meanwhile, has made the admission that star player Riyad Mahrez is distracted by potential exit rumours linking him with Arsenal. The Italian told the London Evening Standard how important it is for the Algerian to concentrate on his football:

"Maybe Riyad is distracted a bit by all of these rumours and speculation. But that is also an experience for my players. It is important that he understands that he should stay with us. He has to improve his fitness and play for the team as well last season."

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez looks dejected Will Riyad Mahrez remain at Leicester?

In other transfer news, HITC Sport understands that Leicester are tracking St Mirren's highly rated youngster Kyle McAllister. It is believed that Stoke City and Aston Vila are also interested in the teenager. It is believed the Scottish Championship side would find it hard to resist a sizeable offer for the exciting wide-man.

And finally, The Leicester Mercury report that the Foxes owners have given Claudio Ranieri the license to buy whoever he feels will strengthen his current squad at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester City manager Claudio RanieriLeicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

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