Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is set to complete his long-awaited move to the Premier League champions after Leicester City agreed to sell him for about £60 million (R1 billion). The basic price of the Algeria global is expected to start at £60m and with add-ons may raise to £75m.
The Algerian global returned to top form last season, scoring 13 goals and providing 13 assists in 41 appearances.
Mahrez scored 17 goals in that campaign, and then having signed a four-year contract, played a major role in the club reaching the Champions League quarter- finals in 2016/17 as he contributed four goals.
Mahrez will represent another club record transfer for City, breaking the previous mark set when French defender Aymeric Laporte joined from Athletic Bilbao for £57m in January.
City were heavily linked with Mahrez back in January but ended their pursuit over Leicester's demands for a £95 million deal, per the Guardian's Jamie Jackson and Stuart James.
The majority of Leicester's squad reported back for pre-season training on Monday, but Mahrez and his Algeria team-mate Islam Slimani are not due back until next week having played in an worldwide friendly on June 7.