The victory against Tottenham Hotspur at the start of the previous month would have given Liverpool fans some home for a finish in the top-4 this season but they were back to their ways on their trip to the King Power, in the last round of the Premier League.
Jamie Vardy’s brace and Danny Drinkwater’s stunner were enough for the Champions of England to take all three points from their game against Jurgen Klopp’s side and this game showed more and more of the weaknesses Klopp’s side is carrying this season.
However, the Reds are still within a shot at top-4 come the end of the season and Jurgen Klopp has already started his search for players who can join the club at the end of the season.
This has seen the club linked with a number of star players from around Europe but one name that is extensively doing the rounds today is Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez.
The PFA Player of the Year for the previous season, Riyad Mahrez, was as important as, if not more, Jamie Vardy the English striker who was in devastating form in the previous season.
His performances saw a number of clubs make a move for him in the summer with Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal extensively linked with him for almost a month.
However, Claudio Ranieri managed to keep him at the club for the long term and left Arsenal empty handed.
The Foxes have moved out of the drop zone, thanks to the victory over Liverpool but they are in great danger of going down after an atrocious run of form recently.
They have also lost their title winning manager and this might see a number of star players leave the club at the end of the season.
The likes of Jamie Vardy, Demerai Gray, Ben Chilwell and Kasper Schmeichel are all linked with an exit and Liverpool are now trying to lure Mahrez away this summer.
Italian media outfit Tuttomercatoweb claims that Mahrez is now Liverpool’s top priority transfer target at the end of the season.
From 17 goals and 11 assists last season, Mahrez has fallen to just 4 goals and 3 assists in the Premier League but at just 26,he has most of his career ahead of him and Klopp wants the best part of his career to be at Anfield.
Reports from the Daily Mail today claim that he is ready to quit which has also alerted Arsene Wenger at Arsenal but it is understood that Liverpool will be frontrunners for his signature when the transfer window is open this summer.
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