Liverpool have been heavily linked with Algerian international and Leciester City superstar Riyad Mahrez lately and reports going on in the media are interesting.
The Reds need to replace Philippe Coutinho with a proven quality playmaker and Mahrez would be a quality signing.
At the weekend, we covered a report via Bein Sports France claiming that Liverpool are close to signing the 26-year-old attacker.
According to Mirror, Arsene Wenger wants to sign the versatile playmaker, who is rated at £40million, to replace Alexis if the Chilean leaves the club this month but he could face competition from Liverpool.
On the other hand, Le Buteur have covered a story on Mahrez as well. They mention that Klopp recently praised the player and would insist on signing the African star, who won the PFA Player of the Year Award two seasons ago.
As per Le Buteur’s own information, the player’s agent has not met with the leadership of Liverpool as yet. They have further stated that Liverpool want to find a preliminary agreement with the Foxes first before negotiating terms of contract with the agent to sign Mahrez.
In the current campaign, Riyad has so far scored 7 goals and provided 8 assists in 22 league appearances for Leicester City, who are currently 8th in the table.
In your opinion, is Mahrez good enough to replace Coutinho at Anfield? Here is Liverpool’s probable line up with Mahrez.
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