Mahrez: Man City saga is in the past
Posted: 8 March 2018 Time: 21:00
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez says he regrets the way his failed move to Manchester City was handled.
The Algeria international was the subject of bids from Manchester City on Deadline Day, according to reports England.
After the move failed to materialise, Mahrez went AWOL and missed a number of training sessions before eventually returning against City in February.
"I was away from here because I needed some time to think, it was a difficult situation," Mahrez told Sky Sports News.
"Manchester City is a good move for everyone but it is the past. It is behind me. If we start talking about this it's like coming back to the transfer window and now I'm moving forward, trying to give my best for the team.
"You'll always have regrets but at that time I thought it was the best thing to do.
"It was difficult, I've always been in contact with the club. The club handled it very well. When the team-mates and the club were behind me it was OK, it was very easy to come back here."