Football: Riyad Mahrez finally signs with Manchester City

first_img“Watching them from afar has been a pleasure. Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is perfect for me, and City’s performances last season were outstanding. They’re redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it.” Your new number [email protected] 💙 #welcomeriyad pic.twitter.com/g1UMciVY4P— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 10, 2018As is evident by the tweet, he will wear the number 26 shirt.“I am so pleased to have joined City, a side playing great football under Pep Guardiola,” Mahrez told the club’s official website. Advertisement AdvertisementPhoto Credits: Manchester City via TwitterAmidst all the speculations, Manchester City have finally secured Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez as their first summer signing.We had reported earlier that Leicester City have accepted a 60 million pounds bid from Manchester City.Now, the Algerian forward has put pen to paper and has signed a 5-year contract in what is reportedly a club record 68 million pounds deal.Manchester City’s official Twitter handle tweeted out the following:The best things come to those who wait… 🕘#welcomeriyad to Manchester City! 💙 #mancity pic.twitter.com/lLjJZrz4J0— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 10, 2018center_img Pen 2 Paper! 🙌#welcomeriyad pic.twitter.com/vow4BFRIt3— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 10, 2018 “I think we can be successful over the coming years and I believe my own game can develop under Pep’s management.”Mahrez is expected to make his debut when Pep Guardiola’s side faces Borussia Dortmund in the International Champions Cup on 21 July.Read also: Football: Twitterati reacts on CR7 joining ‘The Old Lady’Football: Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract details confirmed by Juventuslast_img read more

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