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The Manchester City fans gave Riyad Mahrez a warm Etihad welcome on Thursday 

Our new forward, who signed a five-year deal on Tuesday, spent the day being unveiled, firstly to the media and then to Blues supporters who queued at the stadium to get a glimpse of the Algerian star. 

Mahrez signed shirts, posed for pictures and spoke of his delight at making the move. 

READ: City sign Riyad Mahrez

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He said: “After what City have done, it’s amazing work," he said. "Breaking all records in the Premier League, which is unbelievable.

"I never thought about this [not being able to get into the side]. I am very confident about myself. I hope to help this team to improve.

"Maybe it could have happened sooner but it’s the destiny, it happened like this.

"If I moved sooner, maybe I wouldn’t have been happy. Now I’m very happy to have moved to City. I don’t want to talk about the past too much. Now I’m here and it’s the most important.

"It means a lot for me. I’m very happy and I will give my best for this club.

"It’s the past. Now I'm here. I’m happy and we’re looking forward."

Watch highlights of the day via the video above!