PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Riyad Mahrez – Pep Guardiola still keen in the Algerian

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Riyad Mahrez – Pep Guardiola still keen in the Algerian
Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez.

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Friday Apr 20, 2018. 13:00

Latest information regarding the future of Algerian international and Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is that Manchester City are still keen on signing him.

Manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly interested in landing Mahrez and will engage the Foxes'management.

On the other hand, the Citizens' boss is keen on signing Brazil's Shaktar Donetsk midfielder Fred as the new English Premier League champions prepare to spend over £100m in the summer transfer splurge.


According to the Daily Mail, Guardiola is keen to build on his title-winning season by adding a number of top players to his already star-studded squad.

It is also reported that that Pep wants to land another winger and will return for the Leicester man, Mahrez after missing out on him in January.

The left-footed star desperately wants to join the Citizens and is prepared to hand in his third transfer request in as many windows in order to force through the switch.

Meanwhile, Fred is seen as a similar type of player to fellow Brazilian Fernandinho and could be used in rotation with the veteran anchorman.

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