Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has extended his contract with the club by another two years until 2025. The Algerian right-winger his highly influential for his club during the 2021/22 campaign, scoring 24 goals and assisting nine in 47 games. With Pep Guardiola letting go of Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, the club has moved to tie Mahrez down for two more years.
The 31-year-old’s contract was supposed to run out next summer, but City have tied him down for more years amid some PSG interest. Mahrez joined City from Leicester City in 2018 and has continued to perform excellently on the right side of attack. He has made 189 appearances for the Citizens, scoring 63 goals and providing 45 assists.
Riyad Mahrez said: I’m very happy to sign the new deal. I have enjoyed every single minute of my time here. It’s a pleasure to be part of such an incredible Club. To have helped us achieve the success we have enjoyed in the past four seasons has been unforgettable and made us all hungry to look to achieve even more. I would also like to thank Pep, Txiki and the coaching staff, both for the way they have helped me to develop as a player and for pushing me to continue to improve. Now I just want to try and play my part in helping us be successful next season and beyond.”
Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “Riyad has played a major part in our success in the four years since he joined us, and we are all delighted he has agreed this new deal. He has brought so much to the Club with his skill, talent, commitment, and desire to win evident from the moment he first arrived. I also know that Pep and the coaching staff relish working with Riyad Mahrez. He is one of the most exciting wingers operating in the game and we are all very excited to know he will be part of our ongoing drive to try and achieve more success.”