Leicester are bracing themselves for the loss of one of their two crown jewels … with Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez being lined up for a...
According to the UK Mirror, the Premier League leaders have been planning contract talks with Mahrez - who only signed a new £35,000-a-week, four-year deal last summer - but are already becoming resigned to losing the playmaker and goalscorer.
Leicester are prepared to more than double his wages but interest from Barcelona is growing and sources close to the player say he has heart set on a move to the La Liga giants.
|Riyad Mahrez has scored 14 goals and provided 10 assists as Leicester chase for the title|
While the likes of Chelsea might go higher, the pull of Barcelona would be decisive from the player’s point of view