Saturday 24 August 2019

Riyad Mahrez confirms that he has withdrawn his transfer request at Leicester

Riyad Mahrez
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Leicester's Riyad Mahrez has said he has withdrawn his transfer request but his future remains in doubt.

The winger asked to leave the club in January, with Manchester City reportedly keen to sign him, and missed two games as he tried to force through a move but the Foxes held firm.

"It has gone. It was in January, it's another transfer window. I am still here - I don't want to put a lot of things in my head," Mahrez told Sky Sports News, when asked whether his transfer request still stood.

Mahrez continued: "At that time I handed a transfer (request) in because I had offers from Manchester City, so obviously I wanted to go. But now I am still at Leicester.

"With me, especially, you never know what is happening. Every time I have to go but I am still here.

"I don't really want to talk about (whether) I am going, or staying. I just want to finish the last three games. We will see what will happen for me."

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