Mahrez: I thought Foxes only had a rugby team

The 25-year-old winger is in line to claim this season’s Premier League Player of the Year prize following a stellar campaign for the King Power Stadium side, featuring 14 goals and 12 assists, that has fired City into title contention.

However, the former Quimper and Le Havre attacker, who was been capped on 22 occasions by Algeria, has admitted that he was initially unsure about the prospect of a move to the East Midlands when the Foxes approached him.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.