Defending champions of the English Premier League lost the third round of the EFL Cup match against Chelsea 4-2.

The head coach of the side Claudio Ranieri gave two main reasons for the loss to the Blues. Ranieri claimed the loss was because the Foxes allowed Chelsea to come back in the first half despite going up twice. He said the red card of Marcin Wasilewski was also a game changer.

Riyad Mahrez signs new contract with the Leicester City

Algerian international Riyad Mahrez has committed his future to Leicester City by signing a new four-year contract.

The reigning PFA Player of the Year has been subjected to numerous transfer rumours linking him with Arsenal. The Gunners identified him as a key transfer target while there was also interest from Europe as well. However, Leicester City have been able to convince the 25-year-old that staying at the King Power stadium is the right decision for all parties concerned.Mahrez has had one great season with Leicester and moving now would have been a major gamble.

Algeria To Get A New Coach

With the Premier League comes to an end and the new season having begun, many teams have reshuffled their players or are in the process of doing so as well as changing their managers and coaches.

West Ham United have wasted no time in strengthening the squad for the summer

West Ham United have wasted no time in strengthening the squad for the summer, after they announced that the arrival of Algerian winger Sofiane Feghouli on a free transfer.

After leaving Spanish outfit Valencia, Sofiane Feghouli has been looking for a new home. He will be on the books of West Ham at least for the next three years. The 26-year-old will provide substantial strength to the wings. Manager Slaven Bilic was looking to strengthen this area since it did not look like the permanent deal for keeping Victor Moses was going to happen.

The Algerian national football team is rocked by drug allegations

Algerian football has taken a major blow after accusations were made involving players having taken drugs and this has been going on since 2013. There have been a number of players from the Algerian national team that have been suspended after having tested positive for consumption of illegal substances. Youcef Belaili is one of these players who were dealt with suspension. Belaili was given a 2 year long ban from national and international football. There were some other players that were handed a ban of 4 years

Christian Gourcuff is uncertain about his future with Algeria

It hasn’t even been 2 years since Christian Gourcuff took over the Algerian national football team but the French manager is already having doubts about whether or not he should remain in charge of the national side for a significantly longer period of time.

During Gourcuff’s time in charge of the team, he managed to push the squad into the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations which is a s significantly better finish in comparison to how they performed in the 2013 edition of the African competition where they couldn’t make it past the group stages.