I want to win Champions League with Man City – Mahrez

I want to win Champions League with Man City – Mahrez

https://ift.tt/2mg3qQB

Riyad Mahrez during his first Manchester City training session

Record Manchester City signing Riyad Mahrez says he moved to a “big” club to win the Champions League.

Mahrez, 27, joined the Premier League champions from Leicester City in a club-record £60m deal on Tuesday.

The Algerian was attracted to the Blues’ “ambition” and the opportunity to work under Pep Guardiola.

He said: “The Champions League is for big clubs, they’re a big club, they have everything to try to win it.

“City have ambition to go further than the Champions League quarter-finals like they did last season. I made the decision to come here because I want to be part of that.

“Pep [Guardiola] is a big manager, he’s won a lot of things and made history with this club.

“I’ll give my best to achieve for the club. If I can help add quality.”

The Algeria international faces competition for his place, with Leroy Sane, Bernardo Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling already operating on the wing but Mahrez says every club has “great” players and competition is “part of football”.

Mahrez’s five-year deal at the Etihad, which puts an end to a long-running transfer saga between City and Leicester, is the sixth highest fee ever by an English club.

Soccer News

via BBC Sport – Football https://ift.tt/OHg7x6

July 12, 2018 at 11:24AM

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s