Manchester City's Greed Has Thrown Leicester's Season Into Chaos


Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has played down speculation of a rift between Riyad Mahrez and the rest of the squad following the events of the transfer window.

The Algerian has gone AWOL at Leicester after failing to secure a move to Manchester City on deadline day.

The PFA have offered assistance to Riyad Mahrez over his stand-off with Leicester City.

However, after Federico Fernandez headed Swansea level in the 53rd, Leicester lacked the guile and craft so often provided by Mahrez to respond and had to settle for a point.

The former England global went on the say that he believed Mahrez would definitely have started for City had the move gone through, especially considering their current injuries.

Almost two years have passed since Mahrez helped the Foxes win the Premier League title and so you can understand why he's so upset.

"We are in a positive moment, we keep the momentum going to the next game", he said.

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Whilst Claude Puel has so far had an excellent impact on the fortunes of Leicester City, the Frenchman must have found the past few weeks extremely testing. He plays for Leicester, he gives a lot good things.

Whilst the Welsh outfit remain in the Premier League relegation zone, the impact of new boss Carlos Carvalhal has been impressive.

The sources said Slimani, who joined Newcastle on loan, was not on West Ham's list of targets and Leicester did not block any move because of ill-feeling towards Brady.

"Me, I advise him to resume training and work hard, even if the transfer has not been resolved", he said.

'I hope for Riyad he can clear his head and come back for us. The last-minute nature of City's bid suggests that he perhaps wasn't a key transfer target this month and it remains to be seen whether they will come back with another offer in the summer.

Guardiola named only six substitutes for Saturday's clash at Burnley due to City's mounting injury crisis, in a move some interpreted as a hint of his unhappiness about the club's unwillingness to sign Mahrez.