Riyad Mahrez. Photo: AP

Manchester City finally landed Riyad Mahrez on Tuesday night and it cost them a club-record £60m (R1062911181.03). 

The 27-year-old Mahrez, who won the Premier League title with Leicester in 2016, said he had moved to Eastlands for the chance to win more silverware and improve his own game. 

Algerian ace Mahrez tried to push for a deal in the January transfer window, but has now signed a five-year deal to work with coach Pep Guardiola and his Premier League champions.

He says: “I am so pleased to have joined City, a side playing great football under Pep Guardiola.

“Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is a perfect for me, and City’s performances last season were outstanding. 

“They’re redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it. 

“I think we can be successful over the coming years and I believe my own game can develop under Pep’s management.”

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