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Pep Guardiola has spoken out on Riyad Mahrez’s return for Manchester City following Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations elimination.
Mahrez represented Algeria in AFCON, however, they were eliminated from the tournament after finishing 4th in their group.
“He has holiday for a week. After African Cup, he permission for week off to come back next week,” said Guardiola during a press conference ahead of Southampton clash.
City are preparing to face the Saints on Saturday, January 22.