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According to reports, our hope of signing Leicester City and Algerian international Riyad Mahrez has been dashed off as the playmaker penned a new deal extending his at the King Power Stadium till 2020.
An official statement from the Foxes website read, “Leicester City Football Club is delighted to announce that Riyad Mahrez has signed a new contract, committing his future to the Foxes until June, 2020.”
Mahrez signs a new term after playing a starring role in the Foxes unforgettable Premier League title triumph last campaign. He was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates stadium even the beginning of this summer in what everyone would deem possible in just a blink of an eye.
Mahrez signed for Leicester City from Le Havre club in the French second tier in January 2014, he has spent close to three years with the Premier League champions, and as establish himself brilliant as an Algeria international.
He’s regarded as a Premier League champion and one of most sorted player in Europe. He bagged 17 goals and notched 11 assist for the City last season in what has been regarded the most remarkable title triumph in Premier League history.
Wenger would now has to turn his attention elsewhere in the pursuit of a new winger to sign to the Emirates stadium. Leicester City would host their game of this season against us this Saturday (20 August) at the King Power Stadium.