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Leicester manager Claude Puel admitted in his press conference yesterday that the club will have to deal with the damaging fallout from Manchester City's failed attempt to sign the winger on Wednesday's transfer deadline day. Sky claims Mahrez is "depressed" about Leicester's decision not to accept City's final bid, and has informed his club that "he is not strong enough to play football at the moment".

Leicester City boss Claude Puel has revealed that the Foxes are continuing to assess the ongoing situation involving Riyad Mahrez.

"He would have made [Manchester] City better and stronger", Murphy said, "I think with the injuries they've got he'd have gone straight in [to the team]".

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However, Puel is hopeful the 26-year-old can return for the remainder of the season having also played a big part in Leicester's upturn in fortunes since the French coach replaced Craig Shakespeare in October. It is important now to move on and to keep our focus on the pitch. I hope Riyad can clear his head, and come back with us. It is a situation we need to manage, but all the details will stay inside the club. It is hard to manage but it will stay inside the club. We need to respect this decision.

"We can't change anything about the situation".

'There is talk of him being fined for failing to show up for training, but I know - from personal experience - how galling it can be when your heart lies elsewhere in football.

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City were only ready to offer £50million plus a player they valued at £15million.

The Premier League leaders are said to have had a 55 million pound bid turned down, as The Foxes want 90 million for Mahrez.

Mahrez joined Leicester for just £350,000 from French side Le Havre in 2014.

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