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Leicester winger handed in a transfer request in the summer, and could finally get his wish and make a move this month

Riyad Mahrez wants a move to Arsenal and not Liverpool, according to latest reports.

The Leicester winger handed in a transfer request last summer, and it was expected he would move on to one of Europe’s biggest clubs.

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Riyad Mahrez wants a move to Arsenal, according to the latest reports

But a bid was not forthcoming despite rumoured interest from the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and even Spanish giants Barcelona.

Recent reports suggested the Algerian was close to moving to the Reds in a deal worth around £50million following Philippe Coutinho’s departure to join Barcelona on Saturday.

However The Express reports that Mahrez would prefer a move to Arsenal, as he has “recently bought property in the capital”.

A source close to Mahrez quashed reports that the 26-year-old had been in talks with Kop officials.


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Despite rumoured interest from Liverpool, Riyad Mahrez is fully committed to Leicester

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Despite rumoured interest from Liverpool, Riyad Mahrez is fully committed to Leicester

Despite rumoured interest from Liverpool, Riyad Mahrez is fully committed to Leicester

Getty Images – Getty

Despite rumoured interest from Liverpool, Riyad Mahrez is fully committed to Leicester

And the advisor insisted the France-born player will not seek to force a move away from…



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