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Manchester City made no approach for Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez news

Mahrez received no Premier League bids this summer
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Manchester United were not in the running to sign Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez during the final day of the summer transfer window.

A recent report suggested that the 26-year-old had left Algeria's training camp to pursue a move to Old Trafford prior to last Thursday's transfer deadline.

However, according to The Leicester Mercury, the Red Devils made no attempt to land the 2015/16 PFA Player of the Year in what was a relatively quiet end to their transfer window.

Mahrez had been desperate to leave the King Power Stadium on transfer deadline day, but he surprisingly failed to receive a single bid from a Premier League club.

AS Roma were the only side that tried to secure his signature but pulled out of the chase after they were put off by the Foxes' £50m valuation.

Despite this, Mahrez has made a good start to the new campaign with two assists in three outings for Leicester City, who are placed 15th on the table.