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Riyad Mahrez Has Got Himself A New Nickname After Summer Transfer Fell Through

Posted Saturday, September 23, 2017 by thesportbible.com92 hits

Riyad Mahrez tried desperately to leave Leicester City in the summer window, and upon linking up with his teammates, manager Craig Shakespeare revealed the winger has earned himself a new nickname. The former Le Havre man handed in a transfer request at the King Power Stadium in the summer and was subject to strong interest and three bids from Serie A side AS Roma, all of which were rejected ...Full Story »

Riyad Mahrez mystery trip revealed: Leicester star jetted off to join Manchester United

Posted Monday, September 04, 2017 by hits

The Leicester winger, 26, was given permission to leave Algeria's World Cup squad to finalise a move before the window closed. It appeared that his transfer had been lined up, but that was not the case and Leicester received no new offer for the player. But the Starsport has been told that Mahrez's representatives were trying to force through a move to Old Trafford. They were aware United bos...Full Story »

Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to finalise transfer

Posted Thursday, August 31, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com206 hits

Algeria have allowed Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez to leave camp in order to finalise a transfer before the window closes. Mahrez has been linked with moves to Roma, Manchester United, Barcelona and Arsenal, and the 2015-16 Premier League winner is now nearing an exit from Leicester. As Algeria prepare for a World Cup qualifier against Zambia, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) confir...Full Story »

Mahrez turns on the style as Foxes brush aside Brighton

Posted Saturday, August 19, 2017 by PA43 hits

Riyad Mahrez inspired Leicester to breeze past toothless Brighton as the Foxes cruised to a 2-0 win. Shinji Okazaki cashed in on goalkeeper Mathew Ryan's error after just 52 seconds to set the tone at the King Power Stadium. Harry Maguire then netted on his home debut as Craig Shakespeare's men strolled to their first win of the season on Saturday. It was as easy as any win comes in the Pre...Full Story »

Roma ready to move on from Mahrez pursuit

Posted Wednesday, August 09, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com80 hits

Serie A club Roma are willing to pursue other transfer targets after Leicester City decided to play hardball over Riyad Mahrez. Roma are looking at other alternatives after their pursuit of Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez hit the buffers. The Serie A side reportedly tabled a second bid of €35million for the Algeria international, who was named PFA Player of the Year when Leicester s...Full Story »

Leicester City reject second bid from Roma for Riyad Mahrez

Posted Saturday, July 29, 2017 by Skysports.com81 hits

Riyad Mahrez has been the subject of a second bid from Roma Leicester City have rejected a second bid from Roma for Riyad Mahrez, according to Sky sources. Sky Sports News understands the latest offer is around £27m. The Italians had a bid of £20m rejected earlier this month, Mahrez having declared in May that he wanted to leave. The Algeria international started in both Leicester'...Full Story »

Roma want to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester

Posted Thursday, July 13, 2017 by Skysports.com150 hits

Riyad Mahrez handed in a transfer request last May Serie A club Roma want to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester and have contacted the player's agent, according to Sky in Italy. The Algeria international joined the Foxes from Le Havre in January 2014 and helped them secure promotion to the Premier League that season. He was then instrumental in their unlikely title triumph in 2016, scoring 17 g...Full Story »

No Riyad Mahrez transfer bids, says Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare

Posted Saturday, July 08, 2017 by Skysports.com105 hits

Riyad Mahrez released a statement confirming his desire to leave Leicester City in May Craig Shakespeare has confirmed Leicester have not received a bid for Riyad Mahrez and he expects the player to remain "fully committed" to the club. The Leicester manager, however, does admit he was disappointed that Mahrez went public with his desire to leave the club, in the form of a statement issued to ...Full Story »

The top European club Riyad Mahrez wants to sign for this summer

Posted Sunday, June 11, 2017 by givemesport.com211 hits

It's now all but confirmed that Riyad Mahrez will leave Leicester City this season after publicly stating his desire to move on to bigger and better things. The Algerian endured an underwhelming campaign last season at the King Power Stadium, despite a brilliant run in the Champions League off the back of a Premier League winning campaign. NEXT MOVE As expected, there's plenty of interest i...Full Story »

Arsenal may make bid for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez - Arsene Wenger

Posted Saturday, June 03, 2017 by ESPN116 hits

Riyad Mahrez was named PFA's player of the season last year. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed his interest in Riyad Mahrez and said he may bid for the Leicester winger. The Algerian has been linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium, despite only signing a new contract last summer, after the Foxes failed to secure European football for next season. And Wenger has not ruled o...Full Story »

Mahrez reveals desire to leave Leicester City

Posted Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by Goal.com137 hits

The Algeria international has been linked with a move to the likes of Arsenal and Monaco, and has announced his intention to move on from the Foxes Riyad Mahrez has told Leicester City that he wants to leave the club. The Algeria international helped the Foxes lift the Premier League title in 2015-16, but is now looking to leave the King Power Stadium. Goal reported earlier on Tuesday that ...Full Story »

Manchester City 2 - 1 Leicester City: Riyad Mahrez slips and Leicester pay the penalty against Manchester City

Posted Saturday, May 13, 2017 by PA72 hits

Riyad Mahrez's penalty slip ensured Manchester City did not take a tumble of their own in the Champions League race, moving third with a 2-1 win over Leicester at the Etihad Stadium. On the fifth anniversary of their first Premier League title win their 2012 hero Sergio Aguero was restricted to a late cameo but a penalty from his heir apparent, Gabriel Jesus, and David Silva's opener left Cit...Full Story »

Leicester talisman Riyad Mahrez says Foxes have the quality to stay in the Premier League

Posted Saturday, February 11, 2017 by hits

Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award - becoming the first African to do so The struggling champions face a massive clash at Swansea tomorrow with Mahrez looking to be the main man again. The PFA Footballer of the Year was the scourge of the Welsh side last season, almost single-handedly dismantling them twice. The Algerian ace scored a hat-trick in Leicester's 3-0 win at the Libe...Full Story »

Mahrez wins African Player of the Year for 2016

Posted Friday, January 06, 2017 by Goal.com65 hits

The Leicester City midfielder is recognised for his crucial part in one of the most incredible sporting achievements in recent years, beating Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the prize Riyad Mahrez has been announced as the African Player of the Year for 2016. The Algeria international midfielder is recognised after playing a pivotal role in Leicester City's incredible march to the 2015-16 Premi...Full Story »

Ranieri: Big champions Mahrez and Vardy react at right moment

Posted Sunday, December 11, 2016 by Goal.com61 hits

Claudio Ranieri praised the vintage performances of Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy after Leicester City dispatched Manchester City 4-2 in the Premier League on Saturday. The champions have struggled to recapture the form that carried them to a fairytale title last season but were back to their imperious best at times during the match at King Power Stadium, where the hosts were 2-0 up after just...Full Story »

Claudio Ranieri ready to drop out-of-form Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez

Posted Saturday, December 03, 2016 by Skysports.com137 hits

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri admits he is ready to drop out-of-form Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez. The pair were vital components in the Foxes' shock Premier League title win last season but have failed to recapture their form for the champions' title defence. Vardy has failed to score in his past 15 club games - after netting 24 times last season - and reigning PFA Player of the Year Mahre...Full Story »

Leicester boss: I'll drop Vardy and Mahrez if they let Ballon D'Or get to their heads

Posted Friday, October 28, 2016 by hits

The 'Golden Ball' is awarded to world's best player, but Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri says he has a surefire way of keeping his duo grounded. "I will take them out the squad," said Ranieri, who takes his team to Tottenham tomorrow. Leicester stars Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez high-five against FC Copenhagen "Every day they must show they are strong and ambitious. Every day is new - the past...Full Story »

Leicester City 1-0 Copenhagen: Mahrez maintains 100 per cent Champions League record

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Goal.com49 hits

The attacker was once again the Foxes' hero on their big European date, striking in the first half to seal maximum points for Claudio Ranieri's men Riyad Mahrez struck a first-half winner for Leicester City in Tuesday's 1-0 Champions League win over Copenhagen at the King Power Stadium. The victory ensures they remain top of their group with the maximum of nine points to leave them on the brin...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 FC Kobenhavn: Leicester on course for knockout stages thanks to Riyad Mahrez strike

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by PA88 hits

Riyad Mahrez fired Leicester to the brink of the Champions League knockout stages after a 1-0 victory over FC Copenhagen. The winger grabbed the winner to maintain the Foxes' 100 per cent record in Europe and keep them top of Group G. They are five points clear of Porto, the 2004 winners, and five and nine points ahead of FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge respectively with three matches remaini...Full Story »

Leicester boss Ranieri warns Vardy and Mahrez: You're not guaranteed a starting place

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2016 by hits

JAMIE VARDY and Riyad Mahrez have been warned their places are under threat as Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri gets tough in a bid to retain their Premier League title. The Italian has spent £65million on bringing in fresh blood during the summer – including club-record striker Islam Slimani for £28m – and says he has no problem swinging the axe on any of his golden bo...Full Story »

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