Rumours that Riyad Mahrez is poised to join Arsenal have been gathering pace this weekend.
The Telegraph reports that the PFA Player of the Year could follow fellow Premier League title-winning hero N’Golo Kante out of Leicester City by joining the Gunners in a huge £41m deal.
The same source even claims that the Algerian has agreed personal terms ahead of his move to the Emirates, which has excited Arsenal fans who watched his 17 goals and 11 league assists last season.
But this picture upload to Twitter by teammate Christian Fuchs suggests that Mahrez is not Arsenal bound, at least not immediately. Instead he is heading to America for Leicester’s pre-season tour.
— Christian Fuchs (@FuchsOfficial) July 24, 2016
Another of Mahrez’s Foxes colleagues – Jamie Vardy – turned down his opportunity to sign for Arsenal earlier this summer after the Londoners triggered his release clause, according to Sky Sports.
Leicester fans will hope that Mahrez shows the same loyalty if he is made the same offer…
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