Manchester City close in on club-record deal for Riyad Mahrez

Author: Shadrack Kankam

The Citizens are eager to land the Algeria international for a club-record fee this summer

 

Manchester City are closing in on a £60 million deal for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.

According to The Sun, the English Premier League champions are nearing a move for the 27-year-old after missing out on a deal in January.

The Premier League champions are ready to make the Algeria international the club's most expensive player, eclipsing the £57 million paid to get the services of Aymeric Laporte during the winter transfer window.