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Tonga international Steve Mafi is on Leicester Tigers’ radar. Picture Getty ImagesSign up to FREE email alerts from LeicestershireLive DailySubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeLeicester Tigers head coach Matt O says that the return to Welford Road of forward Steve Mafi is a “strong possibility.”Mafi, who made 85 appearances for Tigers between 2010 14, can play in the second row or in the back row. With Dom Barrow currently at La Rochelle and set to join Northampton Saints for 2018 19, the second row is an area O is looking at strengthening.O knows the 28 year old Tonga international well having worked with him at Tigers during his first spell with the club. The Leicester boss said: “We are still looking at Stevie and a couple of other bodies in that slot. Dom has moved on from the back end of this season and into next season so we are looking at that slot and Stevie is a strong possibility.”Read MoreLeicester Tigers hopeful that injuries to Manu Tuilagi and Jonny May are not seriousMafi, who is currently on the sidelines with a broken hand, is in his second season with French outfit Castres at the moment and featured in the European Cup games against Tigers earlier this season.One player who is definitely on Tigers books now is lock forward James Voss, who signed this week from Championship side Jersey Reds.And O did not rule out the prospect of the 23 year old former Gloucester forward getting some game time with Tigers before the season is at an end.”James has come over at the back end of this season and will be with us next season to fill that second row slot,” O said. “He has a lot of scope in getting better and he may play for us at the back end of this season. We will just have to wait and see.”allMost ReadMost RecentLeicester City FCNew Leicester City training ground drone footage shows 100m complex taking shapeWork has continued at the 185 acre site in Seagrave during the pandemic, with the Leicester City squad scheduled to move into the new facility ahead of next seasonLeicester City’s potential Champions League campaign given start dateLeicester City FCUefa president Aleksander Ceferin has been discussing next season’s Champions League campaign, which Brendan Rodgers’ third placed side are on course to qualify forLeicester City star linked with surprise 50m move to BarcelonaLeicester City FCLeicester City transfer news: Defender has also been linked with Real Madrid, Chelsea and Bayern Munich while Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have been mentioned previouslyWhat happened to the 17 players to leave Leicester City under Brendan RodgersLeicester City FCA look at what became of the 17 first team and under 23s players that left the club last summer during Brendan Rodgers’ first transfer window at the King Power StadiumLeicester City’s sister club make promotion plea as mayor slams ‘outrageously irresponsible’ verdictLeicester City FCOH Leuven will have to find a way to play their promotion play off second leg before August 7 or they will be denied the opportunity to move up to Belgium’s top flightLeicester City FCThree reasons for Leicester City’s success outlined by Ayoze PerezThe former Newcastle United forward reflects on his first year at the King Power Stadium with Leicester City on course for to qualify for next season’s Champions League

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