Manchester City looking to 'the new Sadio Mane' to replace Riyad Mahrez: report

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrates their sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg match between Manchester City FC and Real Madrid at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2023 in Manchester, England.
(Image credit: Isaac Parkin - MCFC/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

Manchester City have added another starlet to their list to replace Riyad Mahrez, as Pep Guardiola reshapes his Treble-winning squad.

After five years at the Etihad Stadium, Mahrez departed Manchester City for Al Ahli to become one of several high-profile new Saudi Pro League stars. Though the Algerian lost his place to Bernardo Silva as a regular in the starting lineup last season, it is thought that Guardiola will look to replace the player directly, with the Catalan recently speaking about the impact of Saudi Arabia's top division signing the likes of Mahrez.

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.