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According to reports, Arsenal could finally sign Riyad Mahrez as Leicester City are closing on a deal for Gylfi Sigurdsson that will pave the way for Riyad Mahrez to join Arsenal.
The Sun claims the Foxes are ready to meet Swansea’s £30million valuation, which should trigger a deal.
The 2016 PFA Player of the Year wants to leave the King Power Stadium this summer with Arsene Wenger currently favourite to bring him to the Emirates.
Monaco were initially made the favourites for his signature, but the Ligue 1 champions have been pushed out in recent days leaving Arsenal the favourites to sign him.
Mahrez revealed last week he wants to leave the King Power Stadium this summer
‘I had a good discussion with the chairman last summer and we agreed at that time that I would stay for another year in order to help the club as best as I could following the transition of winning the title and in the Champions League.
‘However, I am fiercely ambitious and feel that now is the time to move on to a new experience.
‘I’ve always enjoyed a good relationship with the chairman and everyone at the club, and I hope I have been able to repay the faith shown to me by my performances and commitment on the pitch during my time here.
‘I’ve had the four best seasons of my career at Leicester and have loved every moment. I feel immense pride to have been a part of what we have achieved during my time at the club.’