Premier League champions Manchester City have sealed a £60m deal with Leicester for Algeria's Riyad Mahrez, with the Foxes ace set to undergo a medical analysis with the next two days, reports suggest.
Pep Guardiola is a long-term admirer of Mahrez, and will have been impressed with his dedication in the second half of the season at Leicester despite coming close to an exit in the January window.
The Algerian has not commenced pre-season training with the Foxes after being handed an extra vacation, and might not team up with his former team-mates at Leicester City again.
Here is the photograph - is it Riyad Mahrez?
He later said he had "regrets" over the dispute, during which the Professional Footballers' Association offered to be a mediator between club and player.Читайте также: Sacha Baron Cohen in Talks for New Comedy Interview Series
Mahrez was given extra time off by the Foxes after playing in Algeria's worldwide games in June and had been set to return to pre-season training before confirmation of his move to City.
The 27-year-old has signed a five-year contract will wear the No 26 shirt.
"Riyad is a hugely talented player".
Mahrez, who was named PFA Player of the Year in 2015-16 when Leicester were crowned Premier League champions, has played at the King Power Stadium since January 2014, scoring 42 goals in 158 appearances across all competitions.
"Watching them from afar has been a pleasure". "Over the past few years, he has established himself as one of the Premier League's most exciting players".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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