Picture: Riyad Mahrez starts following Arsenal striker on Twitter

Leicester's Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City winger has been linked with a move to Arsenal


Leicester's Riyad MahrezLeicester's Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has begun following an Arsenal striker on Twitter - potentially a future teammate.

The Algerian started following Yaya Sanogo on Thursday morning, adding to speculation he could be Gunners bound.


Arsenal had been strongly linked to his signature over the past month, with The Express among many outlets reporting Mahrez is keen on a transfer to the Gunners.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger attempted to play down talk of a deal earlier this week, responding when quizzed by a fan, that the club have several players already in his position, The Mirror reported.

Leicester have not given any indication he is for sale, but his disappointingly low key Community Shield display against Manchester United caused frustration among Foxes fans, HITC reported.

Riyad Mahrez celebrates after scoring the first goal for LeicesterRiyad Mahrez celebrates after scoring the first goal for Leicester

Mahrez netted 17 goals last season as he inspired Leicester City to win the Premier League title, stunning everybody in the process.

Leicester have been battling to keep their stars all summer and successfully stopped Jamie Vardy signing for Arsenal, but could not stop Ngolo Kante switching to Chelsea.

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