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Why did Riyad Mahrez leave Leicester City?

Why did Riyad Mahrez leave Leicester City?

Mahrez’s departure from Leicester in the summer of 2018 was a saga, but the Algerian insists the drawn-out process was down to the club themselves holding out for more money for their asset. He first announced he wanted to leave some 407 days before his actual departure, in May 2017.

What did Leicester pay for Riyad Mahrez?

The transfer fee of £60m made Mahrez the most expensive African footballer, and also Manchester City’s most expensive signing and a record transfer fee received by Leicester City. He stated he wanted to win the Champions League with the club.

Who signed Mahrez Leicester?

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Manchester City
Manchester City have completed the signing of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for £60 million (€68m/$80m).

When did Riyad Mahrez join Man City?

July 2018Manchester City F.C.
2014Leicester City F.C., Algeria national football team2011Le Havre AC2010Le Havre AC 22009Quimper Kerfeunteun F.C.
Riyad Mahrez/Dates joined
Bio. Riyad Mahrez swapped the Midlands for Manchester when he joined Manchester City in July 2018. The 27-year-old signed a contract until 2023 after starring for the Leicester City that won the Premier League in 2016.

How much does Riyad mahrez earn?

2021 Active Roster

Player (22) Pos. Weekly Salary
Riyad Mahrez M £120,000
Ruben Dias D £115,385
Kyle Walker D £110,000
Nathan Ake D £92,308

How much did Kevin De Bruyne cost Man City?

On 30 August 2015, Manchester City announced the arrival of De Bruyne on a six-year contract, for a reported club-record fee of £55 million (€75 million), making him the second most expensive transfer in British football history after Ángel Di María’s move to Manchester United in 2014.

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What nationality is mahrez?

Algerian
French
Riyad Mahrez/Nationality

How much does Riyad Mahrez earn?

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How much does Kevin De Bruyne earn?

20.8 million GBP (2021)
Kevin De Bruyne/Salary

How much did Chelsea sell Lukaku for?

Chelsea shocked plenty of football fans when they announced the return of Romelu Lukaku this month for an eye-watering £97.5m. The Blues sold the Belgian to Everton back in 2014 for just £28m, before he went on to join Manchester United three years later.