City are ready to pull off a stunning deadline day move for Mahrez, with Leroy Sane ruled out for up to seven weeks with injury.
a�?I have interest in a lot of players,a�? Pep Guardiola said when pushed on his interest in the Algerian.
a�?The window is open until the 31st.
a�?I spoke many times with club to see what is best with the players we have. We have just three strikers, with Raheem, for next month or month and a half. We have to find solutions.a�?
Manchester City have already seen a A?50million bid rejected, while Mahrez has handed in a transfer request according to Sky Sports, in a bid to force through the move.