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Xavi: Mahrez Is Good Enough For Barcelona

Xavi: Mahrez is good enough for Barcelona
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Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes Riyad Mahrez is good enough to play for the Liga champions, Goal reports.

After being named the PFA Player of the Year for 2015-16, the Algeria international was linked with a move to Camp Nou as well as Arsenal.

But the winger instead opted to stay at Leicester City and sign a new long-term contract with the Premier League champions.

And though Xavi admits he was happy to see the 25-year-old remain at the King Power Stadium he feels he has the ability to go to the next level.

“Mahrez is good enough to play for Barcelona, but I am pleased he decided to stay with Leicester,” he told Shortlist.

“He clearly must have had options, but if Leicester had lost their best player after such a big achievement it would have been a shame.”

“It will be interesting to see how him and Leicester perform in Europe this season.”

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