Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has reportedly spoken with Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez about a possible move to Stamford Bridge.
Renowned Italian journalist, Emanuele Giulianelli made the disclosure on Tuesday.
He said that Chelsea have offered £46million for Mahrez and could seal the deal before Thursday’s deadline.
The Blues signed N’Golo Kante from the Foxes last season.
They are close to wrapping up a deal for fellow midfielder, Danny Drinkwater.
Leicester City manager, Craig Shakespeare, recently reaffirmed Mahrez wants to play for a top-six side.
He quickly added that Leicester had not received any bids from England’s biggest clubs.
“He wants to play for a top-six club. If we don’t get an offer, he stays,”,Shakespeare said.