Barcelona planning big-money move for Leicester star

Barcelona are the latest club being linked with a summer move for Riyad Mahrez, with The Mirror claiming that the current European champions want the Leicester star ahead of next season.

The Algeria international attacker has been a revelation this season and a key reason behind the Foxes rise to the top of the Premier League table.

Mahrez is widely expected to be a man in demand this summer, with some of England and Europe’s biggest clubs coveting the African winger.

Leicester are preparing to offer the scintillating forward a new contract in an attempt to keep him at the King Power Stadium, but Mahrez is said to have his heart set on a move to a bigger club.

Barcelona have a mouthwatering forward trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez, with the Leicester man facing a real challenge to break into the Camp Nou first team should be move to La Liga in the summer.