National coach Jamel Belmadi spoke about some aspects of the national team in an interview with national television. Belmadi said of his captain Riyad Mahrez that the Algerian winger wants to play more with Manchester City.
He noted that Mahrez was not an unstoppable holder in Pep Guardiola’s workforce, with a regular turnover in his early eleven: ” Mahrez is probably not 100% happy as he wants to play more with Manchester City. He is a competitor who wants to play all the meetings of his team. », Indicated Belmadi.
The national coach said, ” I can not ask him to leave his club to have substantial playing time on another team, I am not his manager, but most importantly he has continued his form and is ready for the national team’s next term. Mahrez I understand the fears of our captain, supporters, but in my opinion, he has the qualities to bounce back, I trust him », Explains Belmadi.
Riyadh Mahrez has not played many games for City since the start of the current season. True, the African champion has only been established eleven times by his coach in the 21 days of the Premier League. In the group stage of the Champions League, Mahrez played three games as a starter.
#TeamDZ Belmadi, who spoke precision and Arabic, did not make the announcement Mahrez Not happy at City but “he’s not 100% happy because he wants to play more with Manchester City” https://t.co/f8o9TdwBkv
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