Could Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez be the answer for Arsenal?
Riyad Mahrez is a man in demand with Arsenal the latest club to be linked with a move for the Leicester winger. But is this an area in which Arsene Wenger needs to strengthen? Adam Bate argues that he could make a big difference to the Gunners…
Ask Arsenal supporters the areas they'd look to strengthen this summer and it's a centre-back partner for Laurent Koscielny and an upgrade on striker Olivier Giroud that are likely to be regarded as the priorities. Another attacking midfielder is not considered quite so urgent.
Mahrez's stunning opening goal against Celtic was a reminder of his talents
However, Riyad Mahrez has been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer and the Leicester winger's qualities should see a shift in that thinking. His performances on the right flank, underlined by his latest stunning goal against Celtic, demand attention.