Man United fans urge club to buy Riyad Mahrez on top of Alexis Sanchez

According to reports in The Mirror, Manchester United are closing in on a £30m deal to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, but Red Devils fans have urged them to follow up the addition of the Chilean by bringing Riyad Mahrez to Old Trafford too following another impressive display against Chelsea on Saturday.

The 26-year-old has been back to his best in recent months under Claude Puel following a disappointing start to the campaign, and he was a constant threat for the Blues backline at Stamford Bridge from the right wing.

Jose Mourinho doesn’t really have a long-term option on that side with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard failing to make a significant impact in the Portuguese boss’ preferred 4-2-3-1 formation, and the Algeria international could be the answer to the issue.

Man United supporters were quick to have their say on his latest performance via social media and the potential arrival of Sanchez, and while one said “now let’s get Mahrez too”, another said the club ‘needs Mahrez and Sanchez for the Champions League this season’.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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