Riyad Mahrez: Spanish giants Real Madrid plan move for Manchester City star

Riyad Mahrez: Spanish giants Real Madrid plan move for Manchester City star

- Riyad Mahrez could be on his way to Spain following interest from Real Madrid

- The Algerian international has been superb for City this season

- PSG are also said to be eyeing the 29-year-old

La Liga giants Real Madrid are said to be interested in bringing Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez to Santiago Bernabeu, Mirror reports.

The Algerian has been spectacular this season having scored nine goals and made thirty-six appearances for the Citizens to attract the interest of several clubs.

Aside Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain are also keen on signing the player in a bid to fortify the attack of the Ligue 1 leaders.

The Algerian winger is in hot demand after impressing this season and a number of clubs are thought to be preparing a move for the player in the summer

Manchester City currently have several attacking options and the club might not worry if Mahrez seals the right move to a top club and for the right price.

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Top to Spanish medium Don Balon wrote that any of Real Madrid or PSG will be the team to snap-up the player.

Recall that Manchester City have been banned from Europe for two seasons, the desperate move to play in the Champions League could lure the player away from the Etihad.

With the full recovery Leroy Sane, the competition for Guardiola’s starting XI will be tougher for players at the club.

If City do decide to sell Mahrez, however, they will likely demand at least £80m, which would make them a small profit on the £61m they splashed out on him in 2018.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Court of Arbitration for Sports have suspended all cases until May due to the outbreak of coronavirus which now give Manchester City a setback over their appeal.

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Manchester City were recently banned by European governing body for two years from playing Champions League after they found the Citizens guilty of breaking the rules.

The two years ban given to Manchester City came as a surprise to manager Pep Guardiola and all the players with their fans seriously worried about the development.

But Manchester City chiefs vowed to challenge the judgment by filling an appeal to the court of Arbitration for Sports.

According to the report on UK Sun, CAS have announced that all in-person hearings have been cancelled until May because of the coronavirus troubling the world.

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