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Mahrez: I wish we could play three games a week every year!

Riyad Mahrez revealed how he was revelling in City’s relentless schedule in the wake of his Carabao Cup final man-of-the-match display.

Our Algerian winger was at his mesmeric best once again as City beat Spurs 1-0 to claim a fourth successive League Cup crown and eighth in total.

The Wembley triumph kick-started another huge week, one which sees City travel to France in midweek to tackle Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League semi-final first leg before we then play Crystal Palace next Saturday in another vital Premier League assignment.

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The fixtures have been relentless all season long with City having virtually no free midweeks – but Mahrez insisted he was relishing the hectic schedule.

“To be honest, I don’t mind. I like playing every three days and I wish we could play every three days, every year!,” Riyad revealed.

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