What’s happening: Update on Mahrez’s availability for Manchester City

Riyad Mahrez who hurt his ankle while playing against Bayern Munich in International Champions Cup tie is deemed fit to play against Chelsea this Sunday.

Summer signing Riyad Mahrez has been passed fit to don the Manchester City colours against the FA Cup holders, Chelsea in the Community Shield.

The former Leicester City winger was injured during the friendly against Bayern Munich and was recently pictured on Crutches in England.

However, the Sky Sports network report that the winger is now fit to even start the season opener for Pep Guardiola’s men. Despite the late arrival of Mahrez, the defending champions will miss the services of their midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne who has taken some time off after a long club season and an arguably successful world cup campaign.

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