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Man City's Highest-Paid Stars After Mahrez Signing

Manchester City's Highest-Paid Stars After Riyad Mahrez Signing

By David Kappel - Jul 12, 2018 08:00 PM @kappilinho

Riyad Mahrez joined Manchester City in a deal worth £60 million (R1 billion) on Tuesday, and became one of the club's highest-paid players in the process. Here are the Citizens' best earners following the African's arrival.

Click through the gallery above to see City's highest-paid players, and what they earn weekly.

Pep Guardiola's side announced Mahrez as their first new arrival for the coming season earlier this week, and the Algerian will reportedly receive a weekly wage of £200 000 (R3.56 million), according to the Daily Mirror.

Only Kevin De Bruyne, with £280 000 (R5 million) a week, and Sergio Aguero as well as David Silva, who are both understood to pocket £220 000 (R3.92 million) weekly, earn more than the African.

"I am so pleased to have joined City, a side playing great football under Pep Guardiola," Mahrez told City's official website.

"Watching them from afar has been a pleasure. Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is perfect for me, and City's performances last season were outstanding. They're redefining the English game and I wanted to be a part of it.

"I think we can be successful over the coming years and I believe my own game can develop under Pep's management."

Read: Liverpool's Highest-Paid Stars After Salah's New Record Deal

Mahrez, who was named the CAF African Footballer of the Year in 2016 after lifting the Premier League title with Leicester City in the 2015/16 campaign, made 179 appearances for the Foxes, scoring 48 goals and assisting another 38 strikes.

Do you think Mahrez will be a starter at City? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Lets hope his going to shine here
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Warras4phefeni Jul 13, 2018 09:29 AM
You need to make an immediate impact boy what I like is Pep who made the deal.
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Leroy Sane where is him
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whr z Gabriel Jesus
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MR E Jul 13, 2018 06:27 AM
Hope he will get a game time

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