Everton fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern are gearing up for a big day of laughing at the Gunners supporting punters here in the bar as news has broken that they are preparing to gazup the North Londoners.
The website claims that Arsenal have not made contact with the Premier League champions over a deal for the winger and with the Toffees new Director of Football, Steve Walsh – who spotted Mahrez in France – having recently moved from the King Power, those at Goodison Park have declared their interest in the Algerian international.
The 25-year-old is one of the most sought after players in the world after his title winning heroics for Leicester last season, having been linked with moves to the likes of Real Madrid over the summer.
The PFA Player of the Year last season scored a remarkable 17 goals in the Premier League last season and was crucial to Ranieri’s side stunning title win.
Everton fans, we did not see that coming, did you? Could it happen? And Arsenal fans, you’re used to losing out on targets to top clubs, but would it be even more embarrassing to lose out to Everton? Let us know below…
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