Riyad Mahrez Move To Arsenal Confirmed By Reliable Source

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Arsenal have reportedly stepped up their interest in signing Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez, according to Football Journalist Emanuele Giulianelli via the Metro.

The football journalist revealed via his twitter handle that Arsenal are in talks with Leicester City over signing Mahrez but there appears to be a potential snag in the deal.

Arsenal are said to be seriously weighing up the possibility of signing the current PFA player of the year as Wenger tries to strengthen the squad and the club have apparently been discussing with Leicester City over signing the midfielder.

However, Wenger has been dealt a big blow as Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has asked the club to include Theo Walcott in a player plus cash deal if we are to have any chance of signing Mahrez but it is believed that 27 year old Walcott has turned down the chance to move to the King Power Stadium.

Walcott was poor throughout the just concluded season and Wenger is reportedly open to the idea of signing an upgrade which would apparently push Walcott out of the team but the 27 year old is determined to stay and fight for his future at Arsenal, hence turning down a move to the Premier League champions.

Walcott is also one of the highest paid players in Arsenal meaning it would be a bit difficult shifting the winger away from the club, hence it will be better if the club can negotiate a straight cash deal with Leicester City over signing the Algerian international.

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  1. Bakri

    I don’t believe that is a big blow that Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has asked Arsenal to include Theo Walcott in the deal to sign Leicester City PFA player of the year Riyad Mahrez. I believe that will be good for all parties As Welcott has not got the right guidance in ten years to fulfill the expectations and Wenger himself said lately that he doesn’t know the best position for Walcott . Walcott has been dropped from the National team because he is not playing regularly at Arsenal .Claudio Ranieri proved to be an outstanding manager the way he led Leicester City to the championship , and he expressed interest in Theo Walcott and for sure he is going to help him to become a world class player. Arsenal will be wining a very good dedicated winger in Riyad Mahrez and that will be an excellent solutions for all parties. Wenger should stop being very stubborn and let Walcott move instead of keeping him to warm the bench next season.

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