Reports claim the Foxes have made an £6million bid for the 21-year-old Ghana international.
“There has been rumours in the press about FC Copenhagen considering selling Daniel Amartey to the English club Leicester City,” reads the FC Copenhagen statement.
“FC Copenhagen can confirm that we have received an offer on Daniel Amartey from Leicester City FC. Right now there’s talks between the two clubs. We will send out a new press release if a final agreement is reached.”
Amartey joined FC Copenhagen from Swedish side Djurgarden in July 2014.