Michael Owen comments on Riyad Mahrez to Liverpool speculation

Aubrey Yates
January 13, 2018

The Algerian worldwide has however also attracted interest from Arsenal and the Gunners could stand in the way of the Reds aim to sign him.

Coutinho finally completed his long-awaited switch to Barcelona last weekend, ending a five year spell at Anfield in a deal worth £142m.

Rumours involving Sanchez and a move to City have intensified in recent days, with many expecting the Chilean attacker to arrive at The Etihad Stadium before the end of the January transfer window.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright thinks his former side need a player like Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez and hope his performances will offset the seemingly inevitable departures of Manchester City target Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

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Liverpool FC are now preparing for their crunch showdown with Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday, while Arsenal travel to Bournemouth in the top flight. "He's looking at two unbelievable players who might walk out".

Manager Jurgen Klopp is wasting no time in bringing in a replacement for the 25-year-old and has his eyes set on Mahrez who won the 2015-16 Premier League title with Leicester.

The report claims that insiders in Mahrez's camp have informed them that the terms of a potential transfer to Anfield has been discussed with Liverpool FC chiefs.

"I think there would be other teams that Mahrez would look at and think he's capable of going into, teams that are in a better position than Arsenal".

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