Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request as Manchester City make £50m bid – report – City Watch

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Riyad Mahrez has handed in a transfer request at Leicester City in a late attempt to force through a transfer to Manchester City, who suddenly made a move for him today.

BREAKING: Sky sources: Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request at @LCFC. #SSN pic.twitter.com/OZVK4Zd3qr

— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) January 30, 2018

City have made a bid worth over £50m for the 26-year-old Algerian. And according to Sky Sports News, this is the Blues’ SECOND bid of the window for Mahrez.

Sky Sources: #ManCity make second bid in excess of £50m for #Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez who has this afternoon put in a transfer request. #DeadlineDay could be a busy one!! @SkySportsNews #SSN #MCFC #LCFC

— Ben Ransom (@BenRansomSky) January 30, 2018

Pep Guardiola has reportedly put a move for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred on the back-burner in an attempt to extract Mahrez from Leicester before tomorrow’s transfer window, and things are hotting up with the player actively trying to force through a move to the Etihad.

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