Al-Ahli step up negotiations with Riyad Mahrez

Al-Ahli have stepped up their negotiations with Riyad Mahrez.

Fabrizio Romano has reported that the Saudi Arabian side have officially submitted a contract to Mahrez.

Romano also reported that Manchester City would require a transfer fee from Al-Ahli. Riyad Mahrez is under contract and not available for free like so many other big names who have made the gulf move.

Riyad Mahrez was a key part of Manchester City’s treble season. He made 47 appearances for City in all competitions.

He contributed 15 goals and 13 assists in those appearances. He scored a FA Cup semi final hat trick against Sheffield United to book City’s place in the FA Cup final.

Although Mahrez was on the left out during the bigger games. He was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Champions final. He also started on the bench for the FA Cup win over Manchester United.

It shapes as a busy summer window for Manchester City with the Riyad Mahrez talk gathering pace.

The futures of Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Aymeric Laporte and Joao Cancelo are also on the agenda.

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