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It seems a deal could be reached soon for Riyad Mahrez as French journalist Gilles Favard, who works for newspaper L’Equipe, revealed the Gunners have already made two bids within the rejoin of £30million and £35m for Mahrez – both of which were rejected.
Manager Claudio Ranieri has frequently revealed Mahrez will stay at the King Power Stadium but it seems Arsenal will soon announce a deal for the Algerian international as Favard revealed today that Arsenal have returned 40million pound bid to tempt Leicester City
“Arsenal approach with £40m offer for Mahrez,” Favard tweeted.
“I don’t know, who is interested? Tell me if there is one. [Arsenal?] No,” Ranieri said.
“Riyad stays with us. I say ‘hey keep going, we have to improve’.
“My decision is to have a biggest squad. If somebody is not happy, he has to go, but not Riyad!”