Algerian Riyad Mahrez is set to commit his future to Leicester City amid much interest in the services of the English Premier League champion.
The player has been a crucial element of a highly successful EPL campaign for the surprise trophy winners, having been an inspiration in attack for the Foxes.
The striker can be proud of his part in Leicester’s unlikely Premier League success, as he scored 17 goals and provided 11 assists during the course of the EPL campaign.
This excellent form has led to many teams all over Europe showing their interest in the Algeria international, in the hopes of luring him to their clubs.
A selection of top European outfits are reportedly prepared to make offers for the capture of the North African 25-year-old. The clubs include high profile teams such as Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal.
But despite the possibility of making a move in the upcoming transfer window, Mahrez is dedicated to continuing his journey with the shock EPL champs, as next season holds UEFA Champions League football.
According to The Mirror, the first African to be voted PFA Player of the Year by his peers has made his mind up about remaining at the King Power Stadium.
When the player was asked whether he would still be a Leicester City striker next season, Mahrez’s response was: “Yeah. I am very happy, I was very proud to have this trophy – some things are amazing.”
The Foxes were officially presented with the English Premier League trophy on Saturday after their 2-1 victory over Everton at home, completing a fairytale story in which the most unlikely of teams surprised the bookmakers and their 5000 to one odds by becoming champions.