Tottenham fans urge club to sign Riyad Mahrez after transfer request

According to reports in The Telegraph, Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez handed in a transfer request on Tuesday night following a bid from Premier League leaders Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur fans have urged their club to sign the 26-year-old before the January transfer window slams shut on Wednesday night.

Spurs are on the verge of announcing that Lucas Moura has moved to Wembley in a £25m deal from Paris Saint-Germain, which could signal the end of the north London outfit’s business this month.

However, Mahrez could come on to their radar after scoring eight goals and providing a further eight assists in 24 top flight matches for the Foxes this season, although his likely huge transfer fee would make a deal unlikely.

That hasn’t dissuaded Tottenham supporters though who have been giving their thoughts on Mahrez via social media, and while one said “Levy should get on it”, another said ‘offer £50m with Lamela going the other way’.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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