Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

Rumours: Manchester City closing in on double signing of Mahrez and Jorginho

Riyad Mahrez is close to joining Manchester City Riyad Mahrez is close to joining Manchester City
Frederick Owens | 11 July, 2018, 15:56

Despite winning the Premier League at a canter last season, City have struggled to land their top targets in the transfer market.

Leicester will receive around £60m for the Algeria worldwide - some way short of their £80m asking price in January.

According to a number of sources, he is now expected to undergo a medical in the coming days, with the club's thought to have agreed a deal worth around £60m - significantly less than was being discussed six months ago.

Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award as Leicester won the Premier League in 2015/16 and has stayed with the club when many expected him to leave.

Algeria worldwide Mahrez helped Leicester win the Premier League title in 2016.

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Mahrez and Slimani featured in Algeria's 3-0 loss to Portugal on June 7 while Amartey played in the Black Stars' 2-2 draw against Iceland on the same day.

Citizens' boss Guardiola made two unsuccessful bids for the Foxes star in January as the 27-year-old was furious and refused to train after the deal failed to materialize.

And Mahrez did not take the rejection well refusing to play or train for some time and even scooped up fines fined for his boycott.

Mahrez joined Leicester City in 2014 from French side Le Havre for a fee believed to be in the region of £400,000.

Mahrez scored 13 goals in 41 appearances last season for the Foxes.

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