Mahrez, one of the 15 candidates for the IFFHS Men's World Best Playmaker 2021, prefers to stay at the Etihad and fight for his place. The winger has only played a full 90 minutes one time in the Premier League this season.
Barcelona immediately pounced on the Mahrez rumors, announcing their interest in the 30-year-old Algerian to help reinforce their attack. PSG and Real Madrid are closely monitoring the situation as well.
The Catalan giants are also interested in a potential loan deal for Raheem Sterling in the January window, aware the England international is looking for more game time.
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