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Stars are waiting for Roshan.. “Mehrez” from the streets of Algeria to ascend to the throne of Europe

Stars are waiting for Roshan.. “Mehrez” from the streets of Algeria to ascend to the throne of Europe

Stars are waiting for Roshan.. “Mehrez” from the streets of Algeria to ascend to the throne of Europe

The summer Mercato, the most important in the history of the Saudi Professional League, is witnessing remarkable activity, as many Roshen League clubs are considering signing international stars of a high caliber no less important than Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Many names have emerged in the past days to repeat Ronaldo’s experience with victory, and Karim Benzema, who joined the ranks of the federation, and presents “Sport 24The most prominent stars expected to come to the Roshen League, to wear the shirts of the Saudi teams.

Riyad Mahrez

Riyad MahrezPress reports revealed the interest of some Roshan clubs to include the Algerian professional, Riyad Mahrez, in the ranks of Manchester City.

Mahrez’s name has been associated, during the past few days, with the Al-Ahly club seeking to contract with the player, as he placed it as a priority for contracting during the summer transfer period.

Informed sources said in exclusive statements to “.Sport 24Negotiations between Al-Ahly and the Algerian international player have reached advanced stages.

On the other hand, “Roman Molina”, a journalist in the “Guardian” newspaper, said that Al-Ittihad club hopes to finalize the deal of Algerian “Riyad Mahrez”, the Manchester City player.

his upbringing

Riyad MahrezRiad Mahrez was born in the city of Sarcelles in France, to an Algerian father and a mother of Algerian and Moroccan origins, where he used to spend his vacation regularly in Algeria, where he started practicing football, and when Riad Mahrez was fifteen years old, his father died of a heart attack.

its beginning

Riyad MahrezUntil the age of eighteen, Riyad was still playing with his hometown team in France, after which he joined the French team AAS Sarcelles in 2004, and in 2009 Mahrez joined the CFA Quimper team, but the beginning of the breakthrough was joining Le Havre in 2010. , a club in the second division in the French League, so that Riyad shone enough to attract the attention of English club Leicester City.

Leicester City experience

Riyad MahrezEnglish club Leicester City announced the contract with Riyad Mahrez on January 11, 2014, for a period of three and a half years, for 450,000 pounds sterling, to appear for the first time in the team’s shirt on January 25, 2014, and he came in the 79th minute as a substitute to replace fellow winger Lloyd Dyer, to end Leicester the season as a winner. Championship, and returned to the English Premier League for the first time in ten years.

The Algeria international contributed to Leicester City’s miracle side, signing a new four-year contract with Leicester in August 2015, and was one of four Leicester players named to the PFA Team of the Year in April 2016, and later that month. He won the award for the best player in England, and was the first African to receive the award, after Mahrez became the first Algerian to win a Premier League medal.

Move to City

Riyad MahrezIn the summer of 2018, Manchester City contracted with Riyad Mahrez for 5 seasons, for 60 million pounds sterling, to become Mahrez, the most expensive African soccer player, and he participated for the first time on August 5, and Mahrez scored a brace for City against Cardiff City, and it was his first goal with Manchester City.

At the end of his first season with Manchester City, Mahrez won the English Premier League title for the second time, and the first with Manchester City, becoming the second African player to win the league title with two different teams after Kolo Toure.


Riyad MahrezMahrez was called up to represent the Algerian national team 2014making his international debut for the Desert Foxes as a starter in a pre-World Cup friendly match against Armenia, and was subsequently called up to the squad for the tournament on 2 June.

Mahrez scored his first international goal on October 15, 2014, as well as assisting Islam Soleimani’s goal in the Algeria match in the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

And in May 2019, he was selected in the Algerian national team’s list of 23 players for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, by decision of coach Djamel Belmadi. Mahrez was chosen to be the captain of Algeria in the African Cup of Nations, and Mahrez scored a goal in the 95th minute in a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in The semi-finals of the competition, later, Algeria managed to win the tournament, which was their first since 1990.

his titles

Riyad MahrezRiyad Mahrez won the English Premier League 5 times, including a title with Leicester City and 4 titles with the Manchester City shirt, in addition to two FA Cup titles, 3 English League Cup titles, and a European Champions League title, as well as the African Nations Cup.

He won the African Player of the Year award in 2016, the award for the best player in England in the 2015-2016 season, and the best African player in 2019.

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