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Manchester City have clinched the signature of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester For a club-record fee of
£60million and the Algerian is delighted with the move.
Mahrez will again wear the number 26 shirt at City after penning a five year deal.
The 27 year old Claims that Pep Guardiola’s brand of attacking football is “redefining the English Game” and admits he just had to be a part of it.
Mahrez said: “I am so pleased to have joined City, a side playing great football under Pep Guardiola.
“Watching them from afar has been a pleasure. Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is a perfect one for me, and City:s performances last season were outstanding.
The fee paid for Mahrez is £3M more than the £57m that the Premier league Champions paid to sign Aymeric Laporte from Bilbao in January.
It also means that the Foxes have made an incredible £59.6m profit on Mahrez, who they signed from French side Le Havre in 2014 for just £400,000.