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Atletico Madrid join battle for Leicester striker Slimani

The race for Leicester City outcast Islam Slimani is heating up.

The Foxes have made the Algeria international available and it's emerging he has his pick of clubs.

In France, Olympique Lyon, Saint Etienne and Olympique Marseille are all in contact, while in Spain, Atletico Madrid are also keen, says France Football.

Atletico see Slimani as a replacement for Diego Costa, who has just been released from his contract.

In Madrid, the veteran would arrive as cover for Luis Suarez.

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