Official + Picture PROOF: Squad Number Assigned, In Few Hours Riyad Mahrez Will Be Unveiled As An Arsenal Player

The Premier League player of the season Riyad Mahrez has agreed to join Arsenal on a long term deal, this follows from a meeting between the player and Arsene Wenger after Leicester City’s pre-season game against Paris Saint Germain, per reports in Algeria.

Although, we are waiting for a confirmation of the deal, Riyad Mahrez has emerged as fans favourite target for Arsenal. He has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates from the opening of the transfer market.

A newspaper in Algeria Le Buteur claims the player has agreed personal terms with Arsenal and he will earn £100,000-per-week. Leicester meanwhile are believed to be annoyed that Wenger was in the stands during their 4-0 friendly loss to Paris Saint-Germain over the weekend, but that is believed to have been leaked to the British tabloids.

To further confirm that a deal is in place for Mahrez, Leicester City have confirmed the signing of Bartosz Kaputska. kapustska has been dubbed as a like-for-like replacement for Arsenal bound Riyad Mahrez.


The player has been assigned squad number 14 per reports.

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