Riyad Mahrez is once again trying to get an exit from Leicester City, having handed in a transfer request in the summer as well.
A few hours ago, he submitted another – heavily linked to Liverpool earlier in the window…
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) January 30, 2018
However, it’s Manchester City who are the frontrunners for his signature, having already had a bid of £50m rejected.
Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request after Leicester turn down two bids from Manchester City – second bid more than £50m
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) January 30, 2018
The Citizens are romping to the Premier League title, but have a chance of winning the Quadruple, so are trying to strengthen to ensure it happens.
Aymeric Laporte arrived for £63m today and it’s likely the Algerian flyer will follow tomorrow – before the transfer window closes.
We cannot see any chance of Liverpool becoming involved in a bidding war, although in our opinion, another attacker should have been considered a necessity after loaning out Daniel Sturridge.
Time will tell if we live to regret the decision.