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Riyad Mahrez released from Algeria squad to 'formalise' move from Leicester City
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Posted on: August 31st 2017
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Riyad Mahrez has been allowed to leave the Algeria squad to "formalise" his move from Leicester City, according to the Algerian Football Federation (FAF).

The 26-year-old has been the subject of three bids from Italian club Roma since expressing his desire to leave the 2015-16 Premier League champions.

Roma's third bid was said to be £32m and they have now ended their interest.

The FAF said Mahrez had been given permission to miss training to agree a deal before the transfer deadline.

Barcelona, Manchester United and Chelsea are also said to be interested in the winger, but Arsenal are not in contention, despite reports to the contrary.

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