Riyad Mahrez still wants out of Leicester City, should Tottenham Hotspur move in January?

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino arrives for the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid at Wembley Stadium in...

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has previously been linked with Tottenham Hotspur.

Riyad Mahrez of Leicester looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on July 29, 2017 in Wolverhampton, England.

According to the Daily Star, Riyad Mahrez is still looking for a way out of Leicester City - and Tottenham Hotspur could benefit from bringing the Algerian in.

Mahrez has been in good form at Leicester this term, with the winger contributing five assists and scoring two goals in 11 Premier League appearnances.

Mahrez has looked particularly dangerous lately, since Claude Puel took charge at the King Power Stadium.

And the 26-year-old’s displays should convince Tottenham to mount another bid for the wide-man, if he is still eager to exit.

Riyad Mahrez of Leicester in action during the pre-season friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on July 29, 2017 in Wolverhampton, England.

Leicester, of course, will not want to lose Mahrez, as he remains one of their key players, but the emergence of Demarai Gray means that the blow may now not be quite as hard to take, as it once would have been.

Tottenham would, therefore, be well placed to test the water in January, given their previous interest.

Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Caraboa Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King Power Stadium on...

Spurs wanted to sign Mahrez in the summer, according to The Sun, but they were unable to get a deal over the line.

But with Spurs now challenging in both the Premier League and the Champions League, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need to utilise all of his squad, and bringing in a player of Mahrez’s quality could be a difference maker for the Lilywhites.

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