Riyad Mahrez to join Arsenal from Leicester city


Premier League Champions Leicester City may lose another superstar from their squad and this time it’s Riyad Mahrez who has made the Transfer Rumors Market Red hot after the Algerian Ace’s agent dropped a huge hint about the PFA player of the year’s move to the side that finished runner ups to Leicester in the Premier league table, Arsenal.

The North London club has reportedly shown interest in signing the best player of Premier League last season. This will mean the Leicester fans will suffer more heartbreak after N’Golo Kante moved to Chelsea.

A Fierce Attacking force

Mahrez rose to the scene last season after his signing from a French second division club. In his first season Mahrez couldn’t impress his boss but in his second season he was almost unstoppable. His rise from being a Bench Warmer to the Premier League’s Deadliest winger has been truly remarkable. He was absolutely spot on and he tormented defenses of every premier league side. He not only contributed to the goals but was also there to assist Jamie Vardy. His performances against Chelsea and Manchester City were stunning which set Leicester City on course of an historic glory.

Interest from Barcelona

The Algerian Playmaker Instantly caught the eyes of Spanish giants FC Barcelona as they openly stated that they were interested in singing the lad and it was a constant lurking threat for Leicester City that one day their star player will eventually complete a transfer which Mahrez calls “a Dream move” but it looks Barcelona have Switched their Interest and are focusing on bringing other players and Arsenal have fully capitalized on the opportunity presented to them. Though there is still chance that Barcelona may try to steal the deal and Mahrez would surely say yes but from a player point of view Arsenal would grant him more playing time.

Another news that caught eyes today was the German sports wear Adidas were left red faced after a Chelsea fan spotted number 7 jersey of Mahrez shirt being sold on the Adidas official website.

Where he would fit at the Gunners

According to the reports the Gunners are ready to splash cash as they look to sign Mahrez for a ₤ 41 million and is most likely to join the North London club where Aresne Wenger would deploy him at wings alongside Chilean Winger Alexis Sanchez.



Priyadarshan Singh Chouhan is an Editor at Playcaper. He joined Playcaper after working as a freelancer online & specialises in cricket and football.

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