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Mancity sign Riyad Mahrez on a five year contract

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Manchester City have signed Algerian winger Mahrez from Leicester City at club record of 60 million pounds.

The 27 year old was an important player in Leicester City having helped the English club win the premier league in 2016.

Manchester City on Tuesday confirmed the signing of Mahrez on a five year contract.

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While playing for Leicester City,Mahrez scored 48 goals in 180 appearances for the club and was also voted as the England player of the year in 2016.

“I am so pleased to have joined City, a side playing great football under Pep Guardiola. They’re redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it,”Mahrez said on City’s official website.

Some of Manchester city fans were happy with Mahrez signing while others termed the fee as very expensive for a player of Mahrez caliber.

The former Leicester player will wear Jersey number 26.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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