Mahrez ’50/50′ to stay at Leicester, says Agent

The agent of Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez has rated his client's chances of staying at the newly-crowned Premier League champions as "50/50".

It's no surprise that Mahrez is attracting interest from top European clubs, as the Algerian has been instrumental in the Foxes' phenomenal season, scoring 17 goals and providing 11 assists.

The 25-year-old winger, who was playing in the French fourth tier in 2012, was recently named PFA player of the year.

"Yes of course there is a possibility [Mahrez could leave]. When you have been playing the way Riyad has this season it is bound to attract attention," Mahrez's agent, Kamel Bengougam, told The Guardian.

"He is very happy with Leicester and of course it has been a fantastic season. They will play in the Champions League next year as well so he would be happy to stay.

"But at his age if the opportunity comes to play for a big team then we would have to think about it. I'd say it's 50/50 at the moment whether he stays or goes."

Mahrez's current contract expires in 2019.

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