Riyad Mahrez's remarkable rise by numbers

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez capped a superb season by winning the PFA Player of the Year award and his rise to the top after a slow start to his career is nothing short of incredible.

Riyad Mahrez

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Here's a looks at the key numbers that have marked the Algerian's remarkable rise:

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18 - Age when Mahrez signed for then fourth-tier Quimper in France on a short-term deal

2 - Number of goals he scored for Quimper

6 - Number of goals Mahrez scored for Ligue 2 side Le Havre

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$750,000 - Approximate fee paid by Leicester for Mahrez in January 2014

19 - Championship appearances by Mahrez during Leicester's promotion season in 2013-2014; he scored three goals

21 - Total goals scored by Mahrez in the Premier League, 17 of them coming this season.

 


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Published 25 April 2016 at 5:01pm
Source: PA Sport