Riyad Mahrez

Born: February 21, 1991 (age 25)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Sarcelles, France
Nationality: Algeria Algerian

Position: Winger
Team: Leicester City (no. 21)
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Career History
Senior2014-Leicester City
International2014-Algeria
Sports Mole has 383 articles about Riyad Mahrez. Articles 1 to 40:
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Vice-chairman: 'Riyad Mahrez wants to stay at Leicester City'
Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha reveals that Riyad Mahrez has told him that he wants to stay at the club.
10:34
Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions 2015-16
Preview: Leicester City vs. Everton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Premier League champions Leicester City's home match against Everton.
May 5, 23:22
Claudio Ranieri and big Sam Allardyce on the touchline during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri confident of keeping key players
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is "very, very confident" that none of his key players will leave the King Power Stadium this summer.
May 5, 14:05
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Agent: 'Riyad Mahrez future is 50/50'
Leicester City attacker Riyad Mahrez has a '50% chance' of leaving the King Power Stadium this summer, according to his agent Kamel Bengougam.
May 5, 13:14
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Owners: 'No Leicester City departures'
The owners of Premier League champions Leicester City vow that none of their key players will leave the club at the end of the season.
May 3, 09:15
Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Jamie Vardy named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is named the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year.
May 2, 10:04
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton on April 3, 2016
Result: Leicester City made to wait for historic title after being held at Old Trafford
Wes Morgan cancels out Anthony Martial's opener to earn Leicester City a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford, keeping the Foxes' title hopes well on track.
May 1, 15:55
Anthony Martial of Manchester United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford, where the Foxes would win the title with victory.
Apr 29, 13:47
Riyad Mahrez misses a penalty during Leicester City's game with Bournemouth on January 2, 2016
Arjen Robben: 'Other clubs will try to sign Riyad Mahrez this summer'
Arjen Robben warns Leicester City that the club will struggle to keep hold of Riyad Mahrez this summer.
Apr 27, 14:52
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez rules out joining Paris Saint-Germain
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez rules out joining Paris Saint-Germain.
Apr 26, 10:45
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Riyad Mahrez dedicates PFA award to Claudio Ranieri, Leicester City teammates
Riyad Mahrez dedicates his PFA Player of the Year award to his Leicester City teammates and manager Claudio Ranieri.
Apr 25, 11:02
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring Leicester's second from the penalty spot against Everton on December 19, 2015
Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez named PFA Player of the Year
Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez is named the PFA Player of the Year for the 2015-16 season after beating teammate Jamie Vardy and Tottenham's Harry Kane to the prize.
Apr 24, 21:48
Claudio Ranieri celebrates at the end of the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri hails "fantastic performance"
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri brands his team's performance in Sunday's 4-0 win over Swansea City "magnificent".
Apr 24, 19:54
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Riyad Mahrez: Leicester City "have to stay focused"
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez admits he and his teammates are beginning to sense that the Premier League title is theirs, but warns that they must remain calm.
Apr 24, 19:04
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Result: Leicester City see off Swansea City to go eight points clear in Premier League
Premier League leaders Leicester City hammer Swansea City 4-0 to move eight points clear at the top of the table.
Apr 24, 18:05
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on August 22, 2015
Live Commentary: Leicester City 4-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Read how Leicester City's biggest win of the season over Swansea City unfolded with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Apr 24, 15:15
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City scores his team's third and hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole picks apart Sunday's Premier League match as leaders Leicester City try to close in on the title by defeating Swansea City.
Apr 23, 17:42
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur dominate PFA Premier League Team of the Year
Eight Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City players are named in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year, but there is no place for Arsenal's Mesut Ozil.
Apr 21, 19:26
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring Leicester's second from the penalty spot against Everton on December 19, 2015
Arsene Wenger 'not interested' in signing Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger plays down reports that he is interested in signing Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez this summer.
Apr 20, 10:27
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri consoles Jamie Vardy after he was sent off on April 17, 2016
Result: Ten-man Leicester City rescue late draw to move eight points clear
Leonardo Ulloa scores a 95th-minute penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw for Leicester City against West Ham United, sending the Foxes eight points clear at the top of the table.
Apr 17, 15:28
Claudio Ranieri celebrates at the end of the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Team News: Claudio Ranieri keeps faith with same Leicester City starting lineup
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri names the same starting lineup for the sixth Premier League game in a row ahead of their clash against West Ham United.
Apr 17, 12:37
 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'West Ham United were interested in signing N'Golo Kante'
Slaven Bilic reveals that Leicester City's star midfielder N'Golo Kante could have been playing for West Ham United this season.
Apr 16, 10:10
Claudio Ranieri surveys the pitch ahead of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Preview: Leicester City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between league leaders Leicester City and top-four chasing West Ham United at the King Power Stadium.
Apr 15, 13:19
Riyad Mahrez shows off his gold iPhone ahead of the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on March 1, 2016
Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez banned from driving for six months
Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez is banned from driving for six months after failing to co-operate with police over a motoring incident.
Apr 14, 17:38
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Report: Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante available for £20m
Leicester City will be forced to accept offers of £20m for French midfielder N'Golo Kante at the end of the season, according to a report.
Apr 14, 13:39
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Leicester City trio Kante, Mahrez, Vardy on PFA Players' Player shortlist
Leicester City trio N'Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy are included on the PFA Players' Player of the Year shortlist.
Apr 13, 13:11
Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Result: Leicester City march on towards Premier League title
Jamie Vardy scores twice to fire Leicester City 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-0 win over Sunderland.
Apr 10, 15:26
John Terry of Chelsea FC during the official Premier League season launch media event at Southfields Academy on August 5, 2015
John Terry reveals Riyad Mahrez pick for PFA Player of the Year
Chelsea captain John Terry reveals on Instagram that he has voted for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez as the PFA Player of the Year.
Apr 7, 16:23
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton on April 3, 2016
Result: Leicester City move seven points clear at top
Leicester City hold on for a 1-0 win over Southampton to move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table and within four wins of the title.
Apr 3, 15:25
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between the league leaders Leicester City and Europe-chasing Southampton.
Apr 1, 14:35
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league Clasico football match on October 26, 2013
Xavi: 'Cristiano Ronaldo not smart enough to rival Lionel Messi'
Xavi claims that Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's intelligence on the field sets him apart from Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of individual qualities.
Mar 27, 13:36
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Xavi backs Riyad Mahrez for Barcelona move
Former Barcelona captain Xavi claims that Leicester City attacker Riyad Mahrez 'has what it takes' to represent the Catalan outfit.
Mar 25, 13:13
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring with teammates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on March 19, 2016
Riyad Mahrez urges Leicester City to stay "focused" as title edges closer
Riyad Mahrez urges Leicester City to remain "focused" after they stretched their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points.
Mar 19, 17:21
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring with teammates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on March 19, 2016
Result: Riyad Mahrez fires Leicester City eight points clear at Premier League summit
Leicester City beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park to move eight points clear at the top, courtesy of Riyad Mahrez's first-half strike.
Mar 19, 16:52
Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Newcastle United on March 14, 2016
Team News: Leicester City unchanged for Crystal Palace trip
Leicester City name an unchanged XI for the trip to Crystal Palace, who welcome back Wayne Hennessey between the sticks.
Mar 19, 14:04
Riyad Mahrez celebrates finding the opener during the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 0-1 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Leicester City's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace, as the Foxes moved eight points clear at the top.
Mar 19, 14:00
Danny Drinkwater celebrates getting the equaliser during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on March 1, 2016
Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater receives first England call-up
Danny Drinkwater's form for league leaders Leicester City sees him included in the England squad for this month's friendlies against Germany and Holland.
Mar 17, 11:29
Claudio Ranieri has a chuckle prior to the game between Aston Villa and Leicester on January 16, 2016
Claudio Ranieri warns Riyad Mahrez, N'Golo Kante over moves
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri warns Foxes duo Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante of the pressure facing them if they decide to move to La Liga.
Mar 16, 14:19
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring Leicester's second from the penalty spot against Everton on December 19, 2015
Team News: Riyad Mahrez fit to start for Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez is passed fit to start for Leicester City against Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium.
Mar 14, 19:06
Shinji Okazaki of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City v Aston Villa at the King Power Staduim on September 13, 2015
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Leicester City go five points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 win over Newcastle United.
Mar 14, 19:00
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516