Riyad Mahrez celebrates after scoring the first goal for Leicester

Tottenham fans have been taunting Arsenal over missing out on Riyad Mahrez.

Paris St Germain's Maxwell (R) in action with Leicester City's Riyad MahrezParis St Germain's Maxwell (R) in action with Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City announced last night that star player Riyad Mahrez has signed an extended contract, committing his future to the club - confirming the news via their official website.

Premier League rivals Arsenal had been strongly linked to his signature - with Eurosport France reporting last month that Mahrez had his heart set on the Gunners and wanted a move.

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

The 2016/17 PFA Player of the Year would have been an outstanding signing for the Gunners - but he becomes another 'nearly man' for Arsenal in a difficult summer when it comes to adding players, Groundhog Day under Arsene Wenger.

Their failure to land Mahrez despite the strong rumours has caused real amusement among supporters of their North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs fans had plenty to say about the supposed snub, taunting Arsenal supporters about the developments, via Twitter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tottenham's own summer has been mixed, but they have managed to add a top striker in Vincent Janssen, a player who would have really improved Arsenal's options.

Mahrez would also have been a game changer for the Gunners - but they will have to look elsewhere to add star power - and try and quieten the mockery being sent their way by rival fans.

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez in action with Manchester United's Luke ShawLeicester City's Riyad Mahrez in action with Manchester United's Luke Shaw

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