Riyad Mahrez signs a new three-year deal at Manchester City as the Algerian winger admits he is ‘hungry to do more’ at Etihad after lifting eight trophies under manager Pep Guardiola
- Manchester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez has signed a new three-year deal
- The Algerian winger previously had a one-year contract with City
- Mahrez said he was hungry for more silverware despite winning eight trophies
The Algerian had a year left on his previous contract but City can now look forward to seeing the midfielder play for another three seasons.
Explaining his decision to extend his contract, Mahrez said he was very happy to be at an “incredible club” and said despite having won eight trophies in his four years at the club he was “hungry to win more.” reach”. Manager pep Guardiola.
Manchester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez has signed a new three-year contract with the club
The Algerian winger has already lifted eight trophies with City but is still hungry for more
“I am very happy to sign the new contract,” he said. “I enjoyed every single minute of my time here. It’s a pleasure to be part of such an incredible club.
“Helping us achieve the success we’ve enjoyed over the past four seasons has been unforgettable and left us all hungry to achieve even more.
‘I also want to thank Pep, [director of football] Small [Begiristain] and the coaching staff, both for the way they have helped me develop as a player and for pushing me to keep improving.
“Now I just want to try to do my part to ensure that we are successful next season and beyond.”
Mahrez said he was very happy to be at “an incredible club” and enjoyed playing under manager Pep Guardiola
Begiristain called Mahrez “one of the most exciting wingers in the game” and admitted the club are “delighted” to have him on board for the next few seasons.
“Riyad has played a huge part in our success in the four years since he joined us and we are all delighted that he has agreed to this new deal,” he said.
“He brought so much to the club with his ability, talent, dedication and desire to win which was evident from the moment he arrived. I also know that Pep and the coaching staff enjoy working with Riyad.
Mahrez has played nearly 200 times since joining in 2018 and is a key man for the team
“He is one of the most exciting wingers in the game and we are all delighted to know that he will be part of our ongoing quest to find more success.”
Mahrez has made 189 appearances for City since joining from Leicester City in 2018, scoring 89 goals in total.
He has won the Premier League three times with Sky Blues – in addition to the one title he won with Leicester in 2015/16 – and has also won three Carabao Cups and one FA Cup.