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Is Manchseter City close to signing Riyad Mahrez?

Is Manchseter City close to signing Riyad Mahrez?

Guardiola has indicated that, after City's stunning league-winning season, he was only searching for two top signings.

Manchester City are reportedly days away from agreeing a deal for a huge star.

City could face competition to sign Italy midfielder Jorginho.

Mahrez will cost around £60m with Jorginho's fee anticipated to be £42m.

City are also hopeful of completing a deal for their other principal target, Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, for about £60 million, ...

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Guardiola hoped to land the 27-year-old in January, with the Algerian falling out with Leicester before returning to the team.

Speaking in Italy, Joao Santos said: "I know an offer to Napoli has arrived from Manchester City".

The Premier League champions wanted to sign Mahrez during the winter transfer window and they made a series of late offers for him on deadline day - all of which were rejected. If Napoli and City find a solution, we can talk about it.

However, according to The Sun today, City have reignited their interest in the 2015/16 PFA Player of the Year and claim that a deal is close to being completed.

A deal for Jorginho will have to wait until he completes his worldwide duty with Italy, who failed to qualified for the World Cup but play friendlies against France on Friday and Netherlands on Monday.


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