Riyad Mahrez

Born: February 21, 1991 (age 27)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Sarcelles, France
Nationality: Algeria Algerian

Position: Winger
Team: Leicester City (no. 21)
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
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Career History
Senior2010-2014Le Havre
2014-Leicester City
International2014-Algeria
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Jack Butland reacts to United taking a brief lead during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Result: Stoke City hold on for draw at Leicester City
Stoke City remain in the Premier League relegation zone, despite earning a 1-1 draw from Saturday's Premier League clash at Leicester City.
14:23
Wes Morgan of Leicester City is substituted for injury during the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Team News: Wes Morgan returns for Leicester City against Stoke City
Leicester City skipper Wes Morgan returns to the side's lineup for their clash with Stoke City.
Feb 24, 11:32
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Leicester City and Stoke City play out a 1-1 draw in Saturday's Premier League clash in the East Midlands.
Feb 24, 11:30
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on November 28, 2017
Jamie Vardy: 'Leicester City over Riyad Mahrez saga'
Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy insists that the Foxes have "moved on" from the Riyad Mahrez saga.
Feb 23, 16:37
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Claude Puel: 'Riyad Mahrez transfer saga has been put to bed'
Leicester City boss Claude Puel believes that the Riyad Mahrez transfer saga has been put to bed once and for all following the 1-0 FA Cup win over Sheffield United.
Feb 17, 15:41
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City clear on Riyad Mahrez approach'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists that his side were "clear" with their deadline-day approach for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.
Feb 17, 12:25
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on November 28, 2017
Result: Jamie Vardy sends Leicester City into FA Cup quarter-finals
Leicester City book their spot in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup courtesy of a 1-0 win over Sheffield United at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 16, 21:46
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'I will pick strong team for FA Cup'
Leicester City manager Claude Puel suggests that he will not make mass changes for the club's FA Cup fifth-round tie with Sheffield United on Friday night.
Feb 15, 14:42
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Manchester City, Riyad Mahrez talks 'lasted a week'
Manchester City reportedly opened discussions with Leicester City over the purchase of Riyad Mahrez a full week before last month's transfer window closed.
Feb 15, 12:08
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Claude Puel: 'Move on from Riyad Mahrez saga'
Leicester City manager Claude Puel vows to "put an end" to the speculation surrounding Riyad Mahrez's future at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 14, 16:12
Ilkay Gundogan tussles with Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Claude Puel: 'Riyad Mahrez made a mistake'
Leicester City manager Claude Puel says that winger Riyad Mahrez made a "mistake" with the way he handled his failed move to Manchester City on deadline day.
Feb 12, 12:51
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Danny Simpson: 'Riyad Mahrez matter is settled'
Leicester City defender Danny Simpson insists that the matter of Riyad Mahrez's absence from training is now closed.
Feb 11, 20:33
Harry Maguire in action during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Manchester United, Manchester City 'to battle it out for Harry Maguire'
Manchester United and Manchester City will reportedly go head to head to land England international Harry Maguire from Leicester City in the summer.
Feb 10, 22:49
Ilkay Gundogan tussles with Riyad Mahrez during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Claude Puel keen to move on from Riyad Mahrez saga
Claude Puel believes that it is time to stop talking about Riyad Mahrez after giving the winger a 30-minute runout from the bench against Manchester City.
Feb 10, 20:23
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Result: Sergio Aguero scores four in Manchester City rout
Sergio Aguero scores four second-half goals to fire Manchester City to a 5-1 victory over Leicester City, taking them 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Feb 10, 19:23
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Riyad Mahrez on bench for Leicester City against Manchester City
Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez starts on the bench for the Foxes against Manchester City.
Feb 10, 16:32
Kasper Schmeichel applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel: 'We respect Riyad Mahrez ambition'
Kasper Schmeichel says that the Leicester City first-team squad "respect" the ambition of Riyad Mahrez after the player failed to complete a move to Manchester City.
Feb 10, 10:32
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez denies going AWOL after collapsed transfer
Riyad Mahrez hits out at "completely untrue" reports suggesting that he went AWOL after missing out on a deadline-day move to Manchester City.
Feb 9, 17:18
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Leicester City: 'Riyad Mahrez remains greatly valued'
Riyad Mahrez is part of Leicester City's travelling party for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Manchester City.
Feb 9, 17:02
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Pep Guardiola takes swipe at Gary Neville over Manchester City squad selection
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he intends to name a full complement of subs against Leicester City to please Manchester United legend Gary Neville.
Feb 9, 16:35
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Pep Guardiola keen for Riyad Mahrez to face Manchester City
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reveals that he wants Riyad Mahrez to play for Leicester City when his side host the Foxes on Saturday.
Feb 9, 15:59
Riyad Mahrez celebrates grabbing the equaliser during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on October 16, 2017
Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez returns to training for the first time since seeing his proposed move to Manchester City break down on deadline day.
Feb 9, 14:11
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Riyad Mahrez 'to return to Leicester City training on Friday'
A report claims that Riyad Mahrez has made himself available for selection against Manchester City after agreeing to return to Leicester City training.
Feb 9, 09:08
Patrick Roberts celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
West Ham United to rival Leicester City for Manchester City's Patrick Roberts?
West Ham United and Leicester City will reportedly do battle for Manchester City midfielder Patrick Roberts during the summer transfer window.
Feb 8, 16:46
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's meeting with Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 16:30
Riyad Mahrez celebrates grabbing the equaliser during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on October 16, 2017
Riyad Mahrez 'wants guarantee he can leave' Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez reportedly indicates that he will return to training with Leicester City providing that he receives guarantees that he can leave the club in the summer.
Feb 8, 16:11
Riyad Mahrez and Ashley Young during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United on December 23, 2017
Claude Puel: 'Riyad Mahrez to miss Manchester City clash'
Leicester City boss Claude Puel confirms that Riyad Mahrez will again be absent for this weekend's Premier League clash with Manchester City.
Feb 8, 14:49
Riyad Mahrez celebrates grabbing the equaliser during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on October 16, 2017
Manchester City 'will not return for Riyad Mahrez'
Manchester City will reportedly not make a fresh bid to bring in Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City when the transfer window opens this summer.
Feb 8, 09:11
Riyad Mahrez and Ashley Young during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United on December 23, 2017
PFA offers to help resolve Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City standoff
Leicester City are offered a helping hand by the Professional Footballers' Association, who are willing to step in and mediate in the standoff with Riyad Mahrez.
Feb 7, 17:21
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Chris Sutton: 'Riyad Mahrez is a big baby'
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been acting like "a big baby" since a potential deadline-day move to Manchester City fell through, according to Chris Sutton.
Feb 6, 21:03
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Riyad Mahrez 'absent from Leicester City training again'
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez reportedly misses training for the fourth time since failing to secure a move away from the club on transfer deadline day.
Feb 6, 16:18
Thorgan Hazard in action for Borussia Monchengladbach in August 2017
Leicester City 'to swoop for Thorgan Hazard as Riyad Mahrez's replacement'
Leicester City will reportedly make a move for Borussia Monchengladbach's Thorgan Hazard as they eye a replacement for Riyad Mahrez.
Feb 6, 10:42
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Algeria boss: "Riyad Mahrez deserves better than Leicester City"
Algeria boss Rabah Madjer urges Riyad Mahrez to return to Leicester City training before earning a move to a club of bigger stature.
Feb 5, 14:49
Leicester City midfielder Marc Albrighton in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at the King Power Stadium on October 2, 2016
Marc Albrighton: 'Leicester City players not angry with Riyad Mahrez'
Midfielder Marc Albrighton says that the Leicester City first-team squad are not angry with Riyad Mahrez for attempting to force through a move to Manchester City.
Feb 5, 12:52
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Claude Puel coy on Riyad Mahrez future
Leicester City manager Claude Puel admits that the immediate future of wantaway winger Riyad Mahrez remains uncertain after he was denied a move away on deadline day.
Feb 3, 22:56
Big Harry Maguire in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Harry Maguire: 'We want Riyad Mahrez back'
Leicester City defender Harry Maguire insists that the players are ready to "welcome" Riyad Mahrez back into the fold.
Feb 3, 17:46
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Leicester City clash
Carlos Carvalhal opts for an unchanged side as Swansea City visit Leicester City this afternoon.
Feb 3, 14:04
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola explains reason for naming six substitutes
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola reveals that he only named six substitutes for the Premier League encounter with Burnley due to a reserve team fixture.
Feb 3, 12:01
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Leicester City boss Claude Puel: 'Tough to manage Riyad Mahrez situation'
Leicester City boss Claude Puel suggests that the Foxes may find it difficult to manage the ongoing situation with Riyad Mahrez.
Feb 2, 15:08
Patrick Roberts celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Leicester City wanted Patrick Roberts as part of Riyad Mahrez deal?
Leicester City reportedly requested that Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts be included in any deal for Riyad Mahrez.
Feb 2, 12:35

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