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According to L’Equipe are reporting Riyad Mahrez could seal a deal to Arsenal as they player has rejected signing a new deal with Leicester City.
Wenger is said to be very keen on signing the player who he reportedly missed out on before his move to Leicester City and has earmarked the right winger as one of his top targets this summer.
Mahrez apparently wants to join a ‘big European engine’ and it is rumoured he fancy a move to Arsenal as he has no intention on renewing his contract which runs out until 2019.
This news will come as a massive blow to the league Champions as Claudio Ranieri who had told the Leicester Mercury recently, “I am very confident with [Mahrez]. He stays. He wants to stay here with us. He enjoys it, he is laughing. He is not a man who says ‘oh coach, I want to go.’ No, he is happy.”
Mahrez was one of the best performers in the league last season scoring 17 goals and providing 11 assists as he helped the Foxes clinch the Premier League title while being crowned as the PFA player of the year in the process.