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Sport Mahrez thanks Leicester City following £60m Manchester City move

21:50  11 july  2018
21:50  11 july  2018 Source:   goal.com

Manchester City complete long-awaited Mahrez swoop

  Manchester City complete long-awaited Mahrez swoop After a move for the Leicester City winger fell through in January, Premier League champions Manchester City have snapped up Riyad Mahrez.Riyad Mahrez has completed a long-awaited move to Premier League champions Manchester City from top-flight rivals Leicester City.

Manchester City have sealed £ 60 m deal for Leicester ’s Riyad Mahrez .

MANCHESTER City are making a surprise £60million deadline move for Leicester City ’s Riyad Mahrez . Pep Guardiola has dramatically switched his search for an extra attacker to the gifted Algerian winger after pulling out of the Alexis Sanchez deal.

Mahrez - cropped: Riyad Mahrez has signed for Manchester City © Provided by Goal Riyad Mahrez has signed for Manchester City

Riyad Mahrez has thanked Leicester City after completing his move to Premier League champions Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola's side announced the signing of the winger, who had looked set to join City in January, on Tuesday, paying a reported club record fee of £60 million ($80m).

Mahrez arrived at Leicester in 2014, going on to play a crucial role in the club's remarkable Premier League title win in 2015/16, scoring 17 goals.

And the Algeria international took to his official Twitter feed on Wednesday to pay tribute to his former club.

"To all Leicester fans, we have made some amazing memories and history together," Mahrez tweeted.

Mahrez thanks Leicester City following Manchester City move

  Mahrez thanks Leicester City following Manchester City move Manchester City's new signing Riyad Mahrez has sent a message to Leicester City fans after joining the Premier League champions.Riyad Mahrez has thanked Leicester City after completing his move to Premier League champions Manchester City.

Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old has been a long-term target for City , and moves to the Premier League champions on a five-year-deal for a fee believed to be in the region of £ 60 m .

Riyad Mahrez has finally completed his £ 60 m club record move to Manchester City , 160 days after Pep Guardiola's January bid was rejected by Leicester . Mahrez passed a medical at City 's training ground on Tuesday and has agreed a five-year contract worth a mammoth £52m.

"Winning the premiership against all odds was just something else and none of this would have been possible without your extraordinary support for me and the team.

"I want to thank all of you for welcoming me to the club right from the start and continuing to give me the belief and encouragement to achieve what we have together.

"I would also like to thank my teammates, staff and everyone at the club who have become a big part of my life in the last few years.

"Now it's time for me to move on and try to build on what I have developed here, but I will always remember my time at the club with great joy and pride. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you."

I want trophies every season - Mahrez .
Riyad Mahrez has set his sights on winning trophies "every season" following his move to Premier League champions Manchester City.Riyad Mahrez admits Pep Guardiola's presence was a key factor in his decision to sign for Manchester City - and he hopes to win trophies "every season" with his new club.

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