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Shock development as Arsenal drop interest in £45m Leicester City ace

After watching his title winning exploits with Leicester City last season, the Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern had been dreaming with wide-eyed wonderment about the notion of welcoming Riyad Mahrez to the Emirates. 

The Algerian playmaker has been strongly linked with a £45m move to the Gunners, despite helping spearhead the Foxes’ incredible title win.

However, according to BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein, Arsene Wenger HASN’T made a move for the 24-year old.

On paper, the former Le Harve man is a perfect for those in North London and thrilled the Premier League last term, scoring 17 goals and recording a further 11 assists.

Still, the notable journalist claims that the French tactician has not made a move for the star, nor World Cup winning forward Julian Draxler.

While he claims they ARE keen on a striker, Mahrez isn’t on the wish list for Le Prof ahead of next season.

Can Arsenal really afford to pass on Mahrez? Surely he’d improve their frontline? Let us know below…


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