Ambitious Mahrez makes vertrekwens known at Leicester City


Ambitious Mahrez makes vertrekwens known at Leicester City

Photo: Getty Images

Riyad Mahrez has the clubleiding of Leicester City to know that he is ready for a new challenge. The ‘Foxes’ let the Algerian, however, not without a fight to leave.

“I’ve stated this is for my feeling the right moment to leave,” says Mahrez Tuesday in a statement. “I am very ambitious and ready for a new challenge.”

Mahrez feels compelled to be vertrekwens already in an early stage, to make known. “Out of respect for Leicester, I want to be completely honest and open,” explains the vleugelspeler, who in the winter of 2014 happened to the French Le Havre.

The 26-year-old dribbelaar, however, is still three years in the King Power Stadium. Last year extended his contract until the summer of 2020. Leicester requires a “substantial” transfer fee for the Premier League player of the year of 2016, know Sky Sports.

Good conversation

I have last summer a good conversation with the president had. We are then agreed that I was still a season would remain and the club as good as possible would help after achieve the championship title and the placement for the Champions League.”

“I’ve always had a good relationship with everyone at the club had, and I hope that I have the confidence back have paid with my performance on the field,” says Mahrez, who this season ten times in scoring and seven assists supplied for the ‘Foxes’.


Mahrez had to say that his “four best seasons” in the shirt of Leicester, which, after its first-half champion of the Championship. “I’ve each time enjoyed it and it fills me with pride that I have been privileged to be part of everything we have achieved.”

Leicester ended after the fairytale of last season this year after a dramatic start disappointing twelfth place. The debutant came pretty through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

View the final standings in the Premier League

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular