Algerian international Riyad Mahrez has just revealed that he wants to end his football career at Manchester City.
The 31-year-old striker joined the Sky Blues in 2018, having won the Championship and the Premier League. At City, Mahrez scored 63 goals and won two more league titles and three League Cup trophies, two Community Shield Cups and one FA Cup. Tied to the Etihad Stadium until 2025, the Algerian wants to leave football while still being active in his current team.
“I really want to finish my career at City and play as long as possible. I think I can still play for a long time. We will see what the future holds for us after football. I do not know. I still think. I love football so it will be difficult to get out of it. »has entrusts Mahrez who also won an African Cup of Nations title in 2019 with Algeria.
“Yes, I always wanted to succeed in football, that was my only goal. Some people want to be successful in certain things, for me the only thing was football. I left school at 17 and threw myself 100% into football, I tried to give my all and luckily I succeeded. It wasn’t easy, it still isn’t, but you have to make a lot of sacrifices. In the end, when you do everything, it’s your destiny. »continued the African CAF Player 2016.
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