After Jamie Vardy, Arsenal Set To Sign Riyad Mahrez As Well

Arsenal appear to have gotten Jamie Vardy judging by the number of reports to that effect. However, the Gunners could be signing Vardy’s team mate Riyad Mahrez as well. Mahrez was the one initially linked with a move to Arsenal before Wenger and his management team got to know about the Jamie Vardy release clause. If you believe, the Algerian may be set to leave Leicester this summer despite the foxes efforts to tie him down to a new long term contract.

Mahrez who was the PFA player of the year scored 17 goals and created 11 assists last season which explains why Arsenal could want him. He will certainly be an upgrade on Theo Walcott who himself is rumoured to be on his way to West Ham for 25 million.

Although PSG are sais to also be interested in signing Mahrez, the player has constantly made it clear that a move to France does not appeal to him. He has also been linked with a move to Chelsea but with the Blues not playing in Europe next season, he is unlikely to forgo the chance of playing Champions league football at Arsenal or even at Leicester City and then move to Chelsea.