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Riyad Mahrez released from Algerian national team to seal transfer deal

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Algeria’s FA confirmed on Wednesday evening that striker Riyad Mahrez will travel back to Europe ahead of his national team’s World Cup qualifier against Zambia on Saturday.

Mahrez was given permission by Algerian officials to leave the national team’s camp in order to complete his transfer from Leicester to his new club, which is yet to be named.

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