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Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move in signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City this summer with reports claiming the Algerian international has already agreed a deal to join Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger was present at Leicester City’s preseason game against Leicester City where they lost 4-0. Wenger’s presence fuel Mahrez to Arsenal rumour deal could happen soon.
Although Leicester Mercury correspondent Rob Tanner took to twitter to downplay the importance of Wenger’s presence at the game
He did say that Mahrez might be a little distracted by all the talk surrounding him recently but insisted he stays with #LCFC 100 percent.
— Rob Tanner (@RobTannerMerc) July 31, 2016
Another journalist who was at the game tweeted the following;
From what I found out tonight, let’s just say #wenger was here to do a little more than just watch football. Look out for #Mahrez news soon
— Francis Maxwell (@francis_maxwell) July 31, 2016
It is believed Wenger is ready to pay £45 million for the PFA player of last season after he rejected Leicester’s offer of a new contract amid he wants to move