Monchi has said that Roma will not be tempted into testing the Foxes' resolve further, as "the ball is in [Leicester's] court". "We won't bid again", he told a press conference ahead of a friendly with Celta Vigo this weekend.
With Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez supposedly on his way out of the exit door this summer, Serie A's AS Roma continue to tail his signature, although it appears that the winger is not on every club's extensive wish-list this transfer window.
Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare was quizzed on Mahrez's future on Wednesday.
Speaking to his club's website, he added: "If my memory does not deceive me, the last offer we made would make it the most expensive purchase in the history of the club". At the same time, we are working on other solutions. Riyad has been very focused. He hasn't given me one problem where I've had to take him to one side and say, 'Oi, pull your finger out'.
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"The commitment and energy levels in terms of training, and the respect that you should give your team-mates, has all been there".
"And as long as I get that he'll be considered for selection and I have no qualms about picking him against Arsenal".
Mahrez won PFA Player of the Year after his role in Leicester's shock 2015/16 title win, and remains one of the most highly rated attacking players in the Premier League even after a dip in form last season.
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