Algeria Foot: Italian press reports have revealed that Italian club AC Milan have decided to back down from the idea of signing national team star Riyad Mahrez in the upcoming summer transfer window.
On Tuesday, Italian newspaper, Toto Sport, confirmed that the Rossoneri administration was no longer keen on including Riyad Mahrez in the summer transfer window.
The same source attributed Milan’s reasons for dropping the idea of including Mahrez for the positive developments in the ongoing negotiations with Italian club Sassuolo over the contract with international star Domenico Berardi.
Riyad Mahrez has been one of Milan’s most important goals next season, especially with his genius and outstanding performances with Manchester City this term.
Mahrez won significantly to lead the ‘Citizens’ in the English Premier League and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, as he scored 33 goals between the industry and scored in the 44 games he litigation so far.
The Algerian national team captain has not renewed his contract with Manchester City, which expires in 2023, which could precipitate his departure from the team at the end of the current season.
Mahrez is on the radar of many European clubs, including Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona, according to the website ‘FootMercato’, which specializes in tracking transfer news.
Manchester City were knocked out of the Champions League semi-finals after losing to Real Madrid in the second leg thanks to a three-to-one goal by Algeria international Riyad Mahrez.