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Mahrez signs new deal with Leicester following Gunners link

Leicester City v Everton - Premier League

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City instructs Riyad Mahrez during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Leicester fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

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Despite recent links away from the King Power Stadium, Riyad Mahrez has signed a new four-year contract with the Foxes until the 2020 season.

Mahrez has received interest from several major clubs throughout the summer, however, Arsenal had been seen as the biggest player for the attacker before Wednesday’s announcement.

The reigning PFA Player of the Year is coming off of a shining campaign for Leicester, where the 25-year-old Algerian netted 17 goals to go along with his 11 assists during the team’s PL-winning season.

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The Foxes look to find their first win of the 2016/17 season after losing to newcomers Hull City, 2-1, on Saturday.