Leicester City have reportedly dropped their asking price for winger Riyad Mahrez amid interest from a host of clubs (via The Metro).
One transfer saga which looks like it may go on and on is the future of Riyad Mahrez amid mixed reports about what that may hold.
The 2015-16 PFA Players’ Player of the Year has been linked with a move away from Leicester City with a number of clubs reportedly vying for his signature.
Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and AS Roma are at the front of the queue if recent rumours are anything to go by and it seems that Leicester have accepted that the player will leave.
The Metro is reporting that the 2016 Premier League champions will drop their asking price for the winger from £50 million to £40 million in an attempt to speed up his sale.
AS Roma have reportedly already offered £30 million plus bonuses for the man who scored 17 Premier League goals in the 2015-16 season.
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It seems that Arsenal’s pursuit of Mahrez is linked to the potential move for Thomas Lemar with Arsene Wenger looking to sign the Leicester man should they miss out on Lemar. Mahrez would be a good signing for the Gunners and would certainly improve the squad. However, Lemar is younger and while they are very different players, perhaps the Monaco man would be a better fit for the team. If any deal with
Riyad Mahrez would be a good signing for the Gunners and would certainly improve the squad. However, Lemar is younger and while they are very different players, perhaps the Monaco man would be a better fit for the team. If any deal with Monaco could be made for the Frenchman then that should be Arsenal’s priority.