"In France, too, I think people have been waiting to see how he does at a big club and I think they will see a different player this year".
Leicester are unlikely to allow their star performer to leave easily as they seek to build towards European football again, having finished ninth in the league last term, and already spending big to sign James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira from Norwich and Porto respectively.
"After what they've done it's incredible", Mahrez, 27, told a news conference. "To be the record (signing), I don't think so much about this. Now we have to work and see what can happen". "It's a good thing". I thought what City did past year was incredible, it was unbelievable to break all those Premier League records, but I am confident about myself.
After their title success, City are now striving to win the Champions League and that ambition was of huge appeal to Mahrez. It is a goal.
"I think City will prioritise the Premier League this season, but also look to do really well in the Champions League as well, especially after the disappointment of losing to Liverpool". "I want to help this team improve and I believe that is what the manager wants".
‘Stable genius’ Trump touches down in UK
Right-wing think tank Bow Group is holding a pro-Trump rally in Westminster to show support for the president. Mr Trump and his wife Melania landed at Stansted on Thursday as he began a two-day working visit to the UK.
Backlash over Forbes dubbing Kylie Jenner 'self-made'
Privileged or self-made? Kylie Jenner is set to beat Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as the "Youngest Self-Made Billionaire". Dictionary.com wants to let Kylie Jenner and Forbes know the meaning behind the word "self-made".
Prince Harry, Meghan to reflect on Irish history on tour
She went on to critique the fit - particularly cutting words, coming from a couture designer - suggesting her dress was too loose. However, Prince Harry pretended to be angry about the cheeky hair-tugging and feigned scolding him with a finger wag.