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Riyad Mahrez: Algeria international unmoved about transfer speculations

Riyad Mahrez

Algeria international, Riyad Mahrez is not bothered about the transfer speculations linking him with a move to Arsenal according to his Leicester City teammate, Demarai Gray.

Mahrez had a fantastic season with Leicester City, leading them to win their first Premier League title. The forward scored 17 times and assisted 12 goals also winning the PFA Player of the Year award.

Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year last season

Several reports have it that the forward is a subject of a £41.8m bid from Arsenal but Leicester City player Gray says Mahrez hasn’t been affected with the speculations.

There is a lot of speculation around him but he doesn’t seem to be bothered by any of that, does he?” Gray told the Evening Standard.

He works hard and he’s a Leicester player. We’ll just do what he does, train and focus on games.”

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has also insisted that Mahrez will remain at the club next season.


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