Saturday, 6 January 2018

Liverpool contact Leicester for signing of Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez is a transfer target for Liverpool

Liverpool have contacted Leicester City for the signing of Riyad Mahrez, according to the French Media.

It was a Friday night to recollect for the Reds, as they defeated Everton 2-1 at Anfield to achieve the FA Cup fourth round. 

Virgil van Dijk delighted in a fantasy make a big appearance for his new club, heading home a late champ before the Kop and charming himself to supporters quickly. 

Soon after the last shriek, some intriguing exchange news developed, with French distribution L'Equipe asserting Liverpool have reached Leicester, with a view to marking Mahrez this month. 

With Philippe Coutinho now showing up relatively sure to leave for Barcelona, substitutions are all together, and the Algerian would be somebody who can help fill the void. 

The reports assert that Monaco's Thomas Lemar will likewise ideally be gotten, and that Liverpool have anticipated Coutinho's leave well ahead of time. 

A prior report in the Independent had asserted Mahrez was the reinforcement alternative to Lemar – which appears to be odd given their altogether different positions and styles of play. 

Mahrez would be an exceptionally energizing buy by the Reds. The 26-year-old was the innovative motivation behind Leicester's inconceivable Premier League title win in 2015/16, scooping the PFA Player of the Year and African Footballer of the Year grants all the while. 

In spite of the fact that his shape plunged last season, he has shone this time around, scoring and helping seven objectives, including laying on the opener for Jamie Vardy in Liverpool's 2-1 win a month ago. 

Quick, skilful and having destructive finished result in the last third, Mahrez would add a considerable measure to an effectively strong Liverpool assault. 

A few fans are not totally fascinated about an exchange happening as intended, however it merits recollecting that the individual entries of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah were not met with awesome joy either. 

Losing Coutinho this month is a god-like blow, and enabling him to leave is surely a faulty choice, yet no player is greater than the club. 

Jurgen Klopp's side must push ahead without the Brazilian, and should an arrangement for Mahrez appear, they will have a superb new ability in their positions. 

The Foxes' forward's present contract doesn't lapse until 2020, yet it is trusted they will give him a chance to proceed onward this month.
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