Patrick Roberts was offered to Leicester as part of Mahrez deal - reports

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Manchester City included on loan Celtic star Patrick Roberts as part of their offer to Leicester for attacker Riyad Mahrez, according to the Daily Mail.

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Patrick Roberts is currently on loan at Celtic until the end of the season. Picture: John Devlin

Patrick Roberts is currently on loan at Celtic until the end of the season. Picture: John Devlin

The Etihad club are said to have bid £50million in cash along with a player worth £15million - believed to be Roberts - though Leicester were holding out for a deal close to £100million.

The 2015/16 English Premier League champions rejected City’s attempts and kept their player beyond the transfer dealine.

Roberts is currently in his second spell at Parkhead having rejoined last summer on a season-long loan.

The 20-year-old hasn’t played since suffering a reccurance of a hamstring injury in November’s 1-1 draw away at Motherwell.

Leicester have fined Mahrez £200,000 after the Algerian failed to show up for training for the third consecutive day.

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