Riyad Mahrez wanted by Arsenal As Leicester tackles Liverpool

Report from Le Bute urban suggests that Arsenal manager is ready to break the bank over the Algerian player who can easily replace Alexis Sanchez. Arsene Wenger has been in search of a capable replacement for the Chilean striker since last summer after Manchester City’s interest in him.

Roma who made an official approach to the player’s representative in the summer are also in need of Mahrez’s services.

The Italian giants are also set to reignite their interest in the 26-year-old winger in January having seen their three transfer bids rejected by the Foxes as their bids couldn’t meet up with the price tag placed on the player by the 2015-16 Premier League Champions.

Mahrez 26, is currently in great form for the Foxes scoring in three consecutive matches for Claude Guel’s team.
Leicester remain in the eighth position in the Premier League despite losing 1-2 against Watford on Tuesday.

The Foxes will be in action against Liverpool on Saturday and Kelechi Iheanacho who joined the Foxes during last summer transfer window, believes he can turn his current performance around against Liverpool on Saturday. The former Manchester City youngster is yet to impress for Leicester city. He has failed to find the back of the net after 19 round of League matches.
According to Iheanacho, he hopes to start scoring goals which help in gain his confident back.

Leicester manager Puel Claude believes Iheanacho is a player with lot of qualities. According to the coach, he needs to start scoring to be in his team. Iheanacho has played as a second choice to Shinji Okazaki so far this season and he will be hoping that change against Liverpool.

Riyad Mahrez, Ndidi, Vardy Morgan, Albrighton have all been ever present for Leicester City so far this season, they are assured of a starting berth against the Merseyside club bar any last-minute injury before the game.

Leicester city seem to have lose their invisible form with which they won four consecutive matches including the match against Tottenham. They have been defeated three times in four matches. Claude Puel will be hoping his players put up a wonderful performance against free-scoring Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp’s team are currently on fire and they hope to continue their goalscoring streak against Leicester City.

Coutinho, Salah, Firmino and Mane have proved to the whole world that they are capable of scoring goals and equally able to create clear-cut chances. These four strikers have scored more than 58 goals among themselves.

Leicester will have to be in their best defensive mode if they must maintain a clean sheet

Liverpool will be hoping to beat Leicester so as to remain in the fourth position ahead of Arsenal and in-form Tottenham hotspur. The match against Liverpool comes up tomorrow by 16:00.

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