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Man City didn’t show Leicester respect over Mahrez, says Puel

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London (AFP) – Leicester boss Claude Puel says Manchester City should have shown his club more respect in their late bid to sign star forward Riyad Mahrez in January.

The winger was back in the Foxes squad last weekend against City after a self-imposed 10-day absence from the club following the breakdown of a proposed move to the Etihad Stadium.

Mahrez makes Leicester return at Manchester City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez finally got his wish of an outing at Manchester City’s Etihad stadium, but only as a second-half substitute for Leicester a day after ending his standoff with the Foxes by returning to training.

Mahrez, 26, had missed Leicester’s last two Premier League matches after not reporting for training for nine days in protest at Leicester’s refusal to accept a bid from runaway leaders City before the January 31 transfer deadline.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Guardiola hoping Mahrez makes Leicester return at City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants Riyad Mahrez to make his Leicester return against the Premier League leaders on Saturday despite continued speculation linking the Algerian to City.

Mahrez returned to training on Friday having spent nine days away from the Foxes without permission following Leicester’s refusal of City’s reported offer of £50 million plus a player.

Guardiola hoping Mahrez makes Leicester return at City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants Riyad Mahrez to make his Leicester return against the Premier League leaders on Saturday despite continued speculation linking the Algerian to City.

Mahrez returned to training on Friday having spent nine days away from the Foxes without permission following Leicester’s refusal of City’s reported offer of £50 million plus a player.

Mahrez returns to Leicester training – reports

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday with Sky Sports reporting the Algerian has returned to training ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

Mahrez, 26, has not featured for in two matches or training, since the move he wanted to runaway Premier League leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez returns to Leicester training – reports

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday with Sky Sports reporting the Algerian has returned to training ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

Mahrez, 26, has not featured for in two matches or training, since the move he wanted to runaway Premier League leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Leicester boss Puel hopes absent Mahrez will ‘get his head right’

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London (AFP) – Leicester manager Claude Puel says he hopes Riyad Mahrez can “get his head right” and rejoin the team, confirming the Algeria international will not feature against Manchester City on Saturday.

The match at the Etihad will be the third consecutive league game the winger has missed since Pep Guardiola’s City failed to get their man on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez snatches draw for struggling Leicester City

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez’s first Premier League goal of the season secured Leicester a 1-1 draw with West Brom on Monday but it was not enough to lift the 2016 champions out of the bottom three.

The Algerian international - who had missed a sitter earlier in the match - struck 10 minutes from time but the draw extended the Foxes winless streak to six which was the same run that saw Claudio Ranieri sacked months after delivering them their remarkable title triumph.

Mahrez snatches draw for struggling Leicester City

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez’s first Premier League goal of the season secured Leicester a 1-1 draw with West Brom on Monday but it was not enough to lift the 2016 champions out of the bottom three.

The Algerian international - who had missed a sitter earlier in the match - struck 10 minutes from time but the draw extended the Foxes winless streak to six which was the same run that saw Claudio Ranieri sacked months after delivering them their remarkable title triumph.

Holder Aubameyang, Mahrez vie for African crown

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Paris (AFP) Borussia Dortmund's Gabonese goal king Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remains in the running to defend his African Player of the Year crown after making the final shortlist of five players on Tuesday.

But the 27-year-old faces competition from Leicester's Algerians Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani, Senegal's Sadio Mane of Liverpool and Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah who also made the final cut for the African Football Confederation's annual award.

Mahrez takes Leicester to brink of last 16

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Riyad Mahrez struck to give Leicester City a third consecutive Champions League victory as the fairytale Premier League champions edged FC Copenhagen 1-0 on Tuesday.

Mahrez's athletic 40th-minute volley at the King Power Stadium left Claudio Ranieri's men five points clear in Group G and they are still to concede a goal in the competition.

Mahrez takes Leicester to brink of last 16

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Riyad Mahrez struck to give Leicester City a third consecutive Champions League victory as the fairytale Premier League champions edged FC Copenhagen 1-0 on Tuesday.

Mahrez's athletic 40th-minute volley at the King Power Stadium left Claudio Ranieri's men five points clear in Group G and they are still to concede a goal in the competition.

Leicester’s Mahrez favourite for African player award

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Johannesburg (AFP) Hot favourite Riyad Mahrez of Algeria was among 30 nominees named Saturday for the 2016 African Player of the Year football award.

The winger, who is equally efficient at scoring and creating goals, was a key figure for sensational 2015-2016 English Premier League (EPL) title winners Leicester City.

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Mahrez criticised: Should Arsenal’s Wenger defend him if Leicester is at fault?

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted that he knows the story behind Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez recent spat with his club, but decided to keep reasonably quiet. The Algerian international has been strongly linked with moves away from the Walkers Stadium in recent transfer windows, but has not been allowed to exit the club despite [.

Arsenal sign Aubameyang, Manchester City up bid for Mahrez

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London (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee of around £56 million on Wednesday as Manchester City upped their bid to sign Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez in the final hours of the transfer window.

The 28-year-old Gabon striker signed a contract with the Gunners until 2021, becoming the Gunners’ second big-name signing of the January transfer window after Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined from Manchester United.

Arsenal sign Aubameyang, Manchester City up bid for Mahrez

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London (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee of around £56 million on Wednesday as Manchester City upped their bid to sign Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez in the final hours of the transfer window.

The 28-year-old Gabon striker signed a contract with the Gunners until 2021, becoming the Gunners’ second big-name signing of the January transfer window after Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined from Manchester United.

Is there a better Arsenal target than Mahrez this window?

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Charlie Nicholas has claimed that Arsenal should pursue alternatives to Riyad Mahrez, although he would likely make our starting line-up at present. The winger has been eyed as one of a number of replacements for wantaway star Alexis Sanchez, with the Chilean expected to make the move to Manchester City in the coming weeks.

Happy New Year readers! Who should Arsenal sign first?

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Happy New Year to all readers at JustArsenal.com and with the clock reading past 00:01 that also means that the winter transfer window has now opened. We didn't get any Christmas presents under our tree in the shape of Virgil Van Dijk signing, like our top-four rivals Liverpool did, but we certainly expect there to [.

Arsenal closing on Mahrez deal with Bookmakers cowering

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Arsenal have been linked with a move to sign Riyad Mahrez for months, and the bookmakers appear to believe the deal could go through today. No less than an hour ago had Barcelona been 6/5 (2.2) to sign the Algerian winger, but they have now lengthened to between 3/1 (4.0) and 4/1 (5.0). Arsenal on [.

What are Arsenal waiting for before completing Mahrez swoop?

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Arsenal are believed to have held talks over a swoop for Riyad Mahrez for much of the summer, but have put his capture off so far. Thomas Lemar was believed to be a priority over the Algerian winger, but now looks to be off the cards, and there had been thoughts that would mean the [...]

Arsenal boosted in bid to sign international winger

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Arsenal have had a big boost in their bid to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, with the Foxes boss ruling out a move to Roma. The Algerian international was previously speculated as close to a move to the Giallorossi, and a date was even claimed to have been made for his medical, but Craig [...]

Should Arsenal jump at the £26.8M asking price for Juventus star?

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Arsenal have supposedly been offered Juan Cuadrado for a fee of£26.8 Million, while our bids to sign both Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez have both taken blows. The Gunners have been pursuing a deal to bring Monaco's Lemar to London, but have so far failed to tempt the French champions to accept one of three [.

Which forward should Arsenal be concentrating on this window?

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Arsenal have already moved to bring in Alexandre Lacazette this summer, but are supposedly eyeing an attacking player who can play off the striker. Alexis Sanchez is heavily expected to leave the club in the coming weeks, with Paris Saint-Germain looking his most likely destination at present. His exit will leave us shy of top [.

Betting latest – Bookmakers wary of Arsenal captures

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Bookmakers have shortened the odds on Arsenal completing deals to sign a number of players as we look to make waves in the current transfer window. The Gunners have already completed a club record deal to bring in Alexandre Lacazette this month, and are believed to be working hard to strengthen in other areas also.

How will Mahrez and Lacazette fit in to Arsenal’s formation?

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Will Arsenal buy Mahrez after fabulous Lacazzete addition? by Konstantin Mitov Hello good old Arsenal fans from around the world! So we've added Lacazzete, which is an incredible signing in my opinion. I am so happy with him, because I strongly think he'll fit like a glove to our system. We tried Sanchez up front [.

Mahrez, Lacazette, Carvalho, Sead? This could be Arsenal’s best squad EVER!

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Is this really happening.... by Sean O'Hara As we fell to a 5th place finish last season I couldn't help but think that this was the beginning of a downward spiral for the club, especially with all the apparent changes that were on the way with Wenger leaving, Usmanov throwing money around like monopoly [.

Will Arsenal’s main business be completed this week?

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Arsenal are believed to be very close to agreeing two key transfers this week, but will there be more big signings? The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has claimed he is looking to bring in three big signings this summer, before playing down his own statement by insisting that Rob Holding was a big signing, albeit [.

Where would Mahrez fit into Arsenal XI?

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has claimed that a deal to bring Riyad Mahrez to the Emirates this summer is possible, while also insisting that both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will be staying put. The Algerian international would likely command a hefty fee after his Premier League winning form of the 2015-16 term, which earned [.

Arsenal transfer rumour round-up – Turan, Patricio, Mahrez, Tuchel

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Speculation is building as we draw closer to the season's end, and as usual Arsenal are the most talked about club when it comes to transfer business. Riyad Mahrez is claimed to be holding Leicester to a previous agreement with manager Claudio Ranieri, which said that he would be allowed to leave the club this [.

Winning Run to Continue?

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A chance to play and beat the Champions. We managed a draw away at a time the Leicester boys were shafting Ranieri, can we do better tonight?

Since Tinkerman left LFC have done very well and seem a rejuvenated team (shameful), we have won two on the bounce. It should be a good game. Leicester tend to rely on the pace of their attack, in particular Vardy.

Reason for another Arsenal transfer failure revealed

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Just last week there was a story doing the rounds of the football media in which the rumours about Arsenal trying to sign the Argentina international star Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli in the summer were confirmed by the president of the Serie A club. Aurelio De Laurentiis also said that the reason that Higuain did [.

Two ‘L’ and Back

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Could we lose twice in a week to teams beginning with L? Has it ever happened before?

Going away to a team who are the current Champions is always going to be difficult I know they are "only" Leicester and we smashed them twice last season. Let's be honest we are under pressure. A potential loss would see us in a Spurs position after just two games.

Arsenal’s transfer dealings are getting embarrassing now

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Arsenal look to have missed out on signing Riyad Mahrez, and are now allowing themselves to fall way behind their rivals ahead of a tough Campaign. The Algerian forward was at Chelsea Harbour Hotel yesterday to meet Antonio Conte, and now appearslikely to complete a deal to leave Premier League champions Leicester City to join [.

Iwobi the reason Wenger is cool on Mahrez to Arsenal?

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Maybe I should be more specific and say that Alex Iwobi might be the reason why the Arsenal manager does not seem unduly worried or under pressure to sign a player like Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City or Julian Draxler from Wolfsburg, because I think that Arsene Wenger is still very much aware of the [.

Don’t worry Gooners! Arsenal WILL complete these 3 transfers

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I do hope that we do not have to wait right up until the last few days of the summer transfer window for Arsene Wenger to complete the transfer action for Arsenal, but in all honesty I am expecting for at least one of the players to join the club this summer to go right [...]

Arsenal signing Mahrez and others is unrealistic!

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Arsenal signing Mahrez and others is unrealistic! By Konstantin Good day to all of you lovely Arsenal people! With the summer going as quietly as ever for us, amongst rare rumours, the Mirror suggest we might be preparing a bid for Riyad Mahrez and Alexandre Lacazette. Now this is one of those Arsenal stories I [.

Leicester set to discuss the sale of Mahrez? 

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Leicester set to discuss the sale of Mahrez? By AH The latest rumours surrounding Riyad Mahrez may suggest that deal is underway with the Gunners, but in reality we all know to take this with a pinch of salt considering Arsenal's track record when it comes to transfers. Arsenal may not be in full negotiations [.

Leicester ready to accept Arsenal offer for Mahrez?

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This is the one transfer deal that every Arsenal fan is hoping will happen this summer. If Arsene Wenger does get his man and last season's PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez comes to north London then I reckon all the transfer window woes of the past will be forgotten, for a while at [...]