There are reports that Riyad Mahrez has agreed to join Arsenal – Mahrez has indicated strong willingness to leave the Foxes – Ranieri denies the rumours about transfer Riyad Mahrez has reportedly agreed a €50 million move to Arsenal. The Leicester City winger has been heavily linked with a move away from the club..
Reportedly PFA player of the year Riyad Mahrez is ready to quit Leicester City despite the Foxes hoping to tie him to a new and improved contract. Mahrez who was signed from La Havre scored 17 goals and recorded 11 assists as Leicester won the title. Arsenal, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are interested in Mahrez.
According to Daily Telegraph, the EPL champions have slapped a £45 million price tag on Mahrez as they look to ward off interest from top clubs. Ranieri was sure that Mahrez will stat at King Power Stadium: “I am confident Mahrez will stay. I can wish only the best for Kante.” However, the report claims Mahrez is now set to join the team Jamie Vardy rejected earlier in the summer for a fee close to what Arsene Wenger paid for Mesut Ozil three years ago.