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'Riyad is a gooner'

Riyad Mahrez sends Arsenal fans into meltdown after being ‘spotted’ at Emirates

The man in the seat of the car was covered up in a red hoodie but the Gooners were sure it was the Foxes midfielder

Arsenal fans fans enjoyed a Double on Wednesday night, after beating Chelsea, when they thought they spotted transfer target Riyad Mahrez sneaking out of the Emirates.

The Leicester City winger has been linked with a big-money move ever since stunning world football with a Premier League win two seasons ago.


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This shrouded face is believed to be Riyad Mahrez

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This shrouded face is believed to be Riyad Mahrez

And the Gunners has seemed like his most likely destination for the £50million man.

Moments after Arsene Wenger’s side reached the Carabao Cup final, at the expense of London rivals Chelsea, ArsenalFanTV appeared to spot the Algerian superstar.

Joyous fans could be heard yelling “Mahrez, what are you doing here” and “Riyad, are you signing?”

The subject of their attention covered up in a red hoodie but the excited youngsters surrounding his car seemed 100 per cent sure they had spotted a future hero.

Riyad Mahrez wants a move to Arsenal, according to the latest reports

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Riyad Mahrez wants a move to Arsenal, according to the latest reports

Leicester striker Islam Slimani was definitely at the Arsenal match

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Leicester striker Islam Slimani was definitely at the Arsenal match

The Arsenal fans even broke out in a chorus of “Riyad is a Gooner” to celebrate what they believe is their next signing.

And Mahrez’s Foxes team-mate Islam Slimani posted an Instagram pic from inside the Emirates to fuel the speculation even further.

Since 2015-16, Riyad Mahrez has more goals, assists and trophies than Philippe Coutinho

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Since 2015-16, Riyad Mahrez has more goals, assists and trophies than Philippe Coutinho

Wenger is also trying to land Dortmund and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

After sinking the Blues, the Frenchman was asked about the transfer and said “The best is I don’t talk about that.

“If something happens, it happens.

“If not I’m perfectly happy with the squad I have.

“In January we paid a heavy price for uncertainty in the dressing room – now we are back.”


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