Home » Sport

Manchester City confirm signing of Mahrez

11 July, 2018, 11:09 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Riyad Mahrez's wife Rita posed for a sizzling selfie

Riyad Mahrez is set to join Manchester City in a £60m move, Vanguard has learnt.

The Citizens have announced the signing of Algeria global Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City.

The 27-year-old Mahrez, who won the Premier League title with Leicester in 2016, said he had moved to The Etihad stadium for the chance to win more silverware and improve his own game.

'Watching them from afar has been a pleasure.

"Manchester City is a very big club with very big players and with the confidence gained from a year ago, I think this season will be a very good season".

"They're redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it", said Mahrez. Have your say in the comment section below.

Leicester said in a statement the deal was a "club-record fee".

ANP leader among three others killed in Peshawar blast
According to the reports, the blast took place when Haroon reached the site for the public meeting in Yakatoot area of KP capital. Haroon Bilour was ANP candidate for a provincial seat for the upcoming general elections to be held on July 25 general.


This is what Meghan Markle wore to her first royal christening
They will visit Croke Park, the home of Ireland's largest sporting organisation, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). She styled the belted boat-neck pencil skirt dress with a matching wide-brim hat by British milliner Stephen Jones.


Watch Divers Test Elon Musk's Submarine for the Thai Cave Rescue Mission
On Friday, officials warned that oxygen levels in the cave dropped from 21% to 15%, further complicating rescue efforts. But bringing out the remaining four boys and their coach could take more than one operation, Narongsak warned.


"Riyad is a hugely talented player", Begiristain told the official Man City website.

Mahrez scored 17 goals in Leicester's shock Premier League title triumph in 2016 and then played a major role as they reached the Champions League quarter-finals during the following campaign. "We're sure he will bring additional attacking quality to our squad".

The deal looked to have fallen through after Mahrez went on AWOL and missed out of Leicester training for a week and 3 days, but he later returned to continue playing for the Foxes.

The Foxes also are better prepared for him to leave this time as they bought highly-rated James Maddison from second-tier Norwich City for £2 million earlier in the close season.

Mahrez joined Leicester from Le Havre in January 2014 and helped them to a first place finish in the Championship.

The 27-year-old has finally left Leicester after several failed attempts to force a move. Now it seems City are seeking to get rid of him for good, and Birmingham City are said to be in with a chance of signing him.

Recommended:

  • Facebook to be fined $871,000 after letting Cambridge Analytica mine users’ data

    The Information Commissioner's Office has issued the maximum fine allowed under the 1998 Data Protection Act, of £500,000. The decision was welcomed by former Cambridge Analytica employee and whistleblower Christopher Wylie.
    Van Rooyen takes four-shot lead after three rounds at…

    Van Rooyen takes four-shot lead after three rounds at…

    South African Van Rooyen will take a four-shot lead into the final day of the £5.3million event at Ballyliffin. You sometimes get in a groove, when things just happen and you hit great shots and great putts.
    Chelsea Superstar Admits Playing For Real Madrid Is His Dream

    Chelsea Superstar Admits Playing For Real Madrid Is His Dream

    He also shares his thoughts concerning French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe , saying: 'I have a lot of respect for what he's doing.
  • Eden Hazard Makes Big Real Madrid Claim

    Eden Hazard Makes Big Real Madrid Claim

    They have been nine extraordinary years. "At the time, there wasn't the jersey of Belgium, that's why we wore the one of France". Whilst Hazard also added that the performances of the precocious Mbappé could lead to a nomination for the Ballon d'Or.
    Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive in Ireland for tour

    Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive in Ireland for tour

    She paired the dress with a matching fascinator by Stephen Jones , gold-and-diamond Cartier earrings, and nude heels. Harry and Meghan later joined royals at a Buckingham Palace reception to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

    Manchester City seal £60m deal for Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez

    The 27-year-old Algeria global will join the Manchester side after Leicester City accepted a Club-record fee for the transfer. Riyad Mahrez is reportedly undergoing a medical at Manchester City ahead of a move from Leicester City .
  • 4 more boys brought out of flooded Thailand cave

    4 more boys brought out of flooded Thailand cave

    On Sunday, officials waited until several hours after the rescued boys had been transported to hospitals to announce their rescue. Rescue mission chief Narongsak Osottanakorn said it had resumed, with divers re-entering the cave at 11am local time (4pm NZT).
    Mixed World Cup emotions for French legend Henry

    Mixed World Cup emotions for French legend Henry

    The Chelsea defensive midfielder has covered enormous amounts of ground in this World Cup, but it's not just about distance run. Blaise Matuidi was suspended for France's 2-0 quarterfinal win over Uruguay, but he is expected to return to the lineup.
    Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to join Juventus

    Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to join Juventus

    Real Madrid has won my heart and that of my family and it is because of that, now more than ever, I would like to say thank you. He is also a five-time world player of the year, a record he shares with his eternal rival, Argentine talisman Lionel Messi .
  • Meghan Markle STUNS in sleeveless sleek black gown during Ireland visit

    Meghan Markle STUNS in sleeveless sleek black gown during Ireland visit

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex began their first official global visit together when they arrived in Ireland on Tuesday. The visit is at the request of Her Majesty's Government.
    President nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

    President nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

    The three-term Republican says the Senate has gotten in the bad habit of treating people as "innocent until nominated". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer promised to opposed Judge Kavanaugh's nomination with everything he has.
    Durbin plans tough questions for any Supreme Court nominee

    Durbin plans tough questions for any Supreme Court nominee

    He recently voiced disagreement with a court decision allowing an undocumented teenage immigrant to get an abortion. In a later tweet he said he was looking forward to the Monday night announcement of his "exceptional" pick.


Popular

Prince Louis' Godparents Revealed - See the Full List!
Next is Hannah Carter , an old friend of Kate Middleton's from Marlborough College who is married to Robert Carter. Accompanying the duchess was Prince William , who held Princess Charlotte and Prince George by the hand.

France reach 2018 World Cup final, beat Belgium 1-0
Benjamin Pavard went closer with a shot Courtois saved with his outstretched foot after Mbappe had hypnotized the Belgian defense. It was one of Dembele's last acts as Dries Mertens came on for the midfielder as Belgium chased an equaliser.

People think David Davis secretly wrote 'It's coming home' in his resignation
Even so, when May appeared in parliament on Monday afternoon, she didn't look like a woman who was facing an existential crisis. May's supporters are now reported to be anxious that more ministers could go and a no-confidence vote could be triggered.

Trump Administration Readies Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Imports
The move would be the latest in the escalating trade skirmish between the world's two biggest economies. China has vowed to retaliate dollar-for-dollar to any further US tariffs.

All 12 boys and their coach rescued from Thailand cave
Manchester United is greatly relieved to learn that the 12 footballers and their coach trapped in a cave in Thailand are. Some cross the border each day to go to school, a routine that Wassana Saebaew, one of their classmates, knows well.

Trump announcing his SCOTUS nominee in prime time
Republicans changed the Senate's rules a year ago to allow them to confirm a Supreme Court justice with a simple majority vote. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, where he served at one time with Trump's sister, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry.

France vs Belgium: French supporters are confident
Because of his quick feet, change of direction and exquisite close control, he is hard to tackle and this often draws a foul. Marouane Fellaini, who has oft-partnered Pogba in the United midfield, will now be looking to stop the powerful Frenchman.

Justin Bieber 'engaged to Hailey Baldwin'
The post was captioned: "well my friend just met justin bieber and hailey baldwin in the bahamas and she is wearing a ring". Dating rumors started to fly in 2014, but Bieber shut down speculation with a photo captioned: " People are insane .

Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs British charts ahead of Donald Trump visit
After Trump's "working visit" - as opposed to a formal state visit - was announced in April, the effort went into overdrive. The president is scheduled to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth during his visit.

Former Juventus & Italy Boss Claims Gianluigi Buffon Should Have Retired in Turin
The 40-year-old 2006 World Cup victor joins the big-spending Parisian side days after his contract with Juventus ended in June. He would become the first signing under the new PSG manager, Thomas Tuchel, who replaced now-Arsenal boss Unai Emery.