Manchester City have completed the signing of attacking midfielder Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, the clubs announced on Tuesday.
Mahrez, 27, moved for a fee of £60 million -- a club record for Man City -- after undergoing a medical and will wear the No. 26 shirt.
City have long been in pursuit of Mahrez, having seen a cash-plus-player offer of £65m for him rejected in January, with Leicester demanding £80m to let him go in the middle of the season.
The Algeria international, one...
Manchester United will raise the curtain on the new 2018-19 Premier League season when they take on Leicester City at Old Trafford on Friday, Aug. 10.
The game was confirmed to kick off 24 hours ahead of previously scheduled when U.K. television broadcast rights holders Sky Sports and BT Sport revealed their selections for the first two months of the campaign.
It is the second season in a row that Leicester, shock champions in 2015-16, have been chosen for the opening game. They were involved in...
With his older brother set to play in a World Cup quarterfinal this weekend, Laurence Maguire has been granted a special leave of absence by Chesterfield United.
As confirmed by his manager Martin Allen, Maguire the younger seems to have come down with an untimely case of "Russian flu" that coincidentally entails having to fly out to Russia to undergo urgent tests.
Nudge, nudge, wink, wink.
Allen confirmed the unfortunate news about Maguire's illness with a self-penned statement on the Chesterfield...