Published: Fri, March 09, 2018
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Riyad Mahrez keen on forcing move to Roma?

Riyad Mahrez keen on forcing move to Roma?

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez's shock announcement that he has retired from football was a result of his Facebook account being hacked.

The Premier League champions-elect already have a huge amount of talent in the wide attacking positions - Mahrez would have a hard time displacing Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling or Bernardo Silva.

The Foxes upset Mahrez by slapping an £80million price tag on his head and rejecting multiple bids from Man City.

"In football players come, players leave", he said.

Asked about what would happen when the transfer window opened again in the summer, Mahrez declined to commit his future to the Foxes.

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is keen on a move to Italian side Roma, according to a report in the press.

"But it is the past and it is behind me".

'Like I said, it's the past, I really don't want to talk about this because it's behind me, if I start taking about this its coming back to the transfer window and now I'm moving forward, trying to do my best for the team'.

"It was hard, but I spoke with the players, I spoke with the manager, I spoke with everyone and everyone was OK, everyone was good", he said.

On Saturday, Mahrez scored a superb free-kick deep into stoppage time to earn Leicester a 1-1 home draw with Bournemouth.

'It was a hard situation, but like I said, we've moved on now, everyone, the club, the chairman, me.

Mahrez also insists he faced no hostility from his team-mates or club figures following the failed move to City and is now firmly back in the Leicester fold. "Like I said, we moved on and now it's the past".

"To be honest the club handled it very good as well". So my mind and my focus is on Leicester.

Mahrez also confirmed that a post on his Facebook page this week saying he had retired was the work of hackers.

"It wasn't awkward because I've been with these teammates for four years now so I know them very well, they know me very well as well".

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