"Riyad Mahrez was signed to Manchester City in the summer for 700 million."
"But the 27-year-old has no place in the team - which Pep Guardiola feel bad about."
"– I is the reason. I am sorry for it. It is a player we are happy with, but unfortunately I am not nice to him, " says Guardiola, according to goal.com."
"In the middle of July was the transition official. Manchester City paid 700 million to Leicester for Riyad Mahrez. It is the City's most expensive solicitation ever."
"this season there have been 21 appearances in the league, but at only ten occasions he has been included in the starting line-up. It has been 90 minutes in the four league games this season."
"Pep Guardiola got questions about Mahrez at the coach's press conference ahead of Saturday's FA cup final against Newport. He is sorry that he has not given rekordköpet more playing time."
"– I is the reason. He has not done anything wrong, it does not depend on anything special, " says Guardiola."
" I am sorry about that because I think he is practicing on the incredibly good. He is a great talent, but for the moment we have five strikers. In the latest match got neither Leroy Sane the chance."
"Mahrez has not made a match from the start then at the end of december. According to the goal.com is the 27-year-old is unhappy with the playing time."
"– It is a player we are happy with. But unfortunately I am not nice to him. If I'm going to be honest, I can't give him the minutes he deserves. I am sorry for that. It is all I can say."
"Guardiola is convinced that Mahrez had performed at the same level as the other if he had scored as many minutes on the pitch."
"– I is unfair that way. If he had scored as many minutes as the other players had he belonged to the top of the Premier League, says the coach."