"It is time to talk to Riyad, we have a good relationship and we need to manage the situation", said Puel.
The 26-year-old witnessed another nightmare as his attempt to join Manchester City fell aside after Leicester failed to agree on a fee for the forward with the Etihad Stadium outfit.
Leicester are set to fine Mahrez the maximum two weeks' wages - in the region of £200,000 - after he missed training for a second successive day, sources close to the club confirmed to ESPN FC.
"Riyad is not available for this game", Puel told a news conference on Friday.
It was gathered that Mahrez has been left "depressed" by Leicester's decision not to accept City's final offer for him, with the Foxes valuing the Algeria global closer to £95m.
Puel refused to confirm whether he'd spoken to the player but said the decision not to consider him for the Swansea clash had been taken in the best interests of everyone. We need to respect this decision. It is hard to manage but it will stay inside the club. "It will be dealt with inside the club and not in public". It is the best decision for the squad.
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Reports on Thursday suggested that Leicester's players were unhappy with how the winger has conducted himself.
It is not the first time that Mahrez, who played a huge role in inspiring Leicester's remarkable 2015/16 Premier League triumph, has tried to force his way out at the King Power.
"I hope he can come back quickly with us, and with a smile and happy to play with us". The most important thing now is that the transfer window is closed and in the transfer window it is always hard.
And, although the French tactician acknowledged the disappointment of the former Le Havre player, he is optimistic that his teammates and the members of staff will help him overcome the frustration.
And it quickly emerged that they wanted a player to be thrown into the bargain to make up part of that valuation.
Dottie's Donuts in Philadelphia has banned Boston Cremes until after the Super Bowl, part of the food wars sweeping both cities. The Patriots come into the Minneapolis showdown as defending champions having beaten the Atlanta Falcons previous year .
Authorities in Taiwan have reacted sharply to China opening new air routes above the Taiwan Strait without consulting Taipei. The Civil Aeronautics Administration in Taiwan said that it was never consulted over the flight routes.
Then the timeline shifted and reporters were told that Campos was actually shot by Paddock six minutes before the attack began. He says he wonders, "What did I miss?" and "Why didn't I pick this up?" in his interaction with Paddock.
The agency had a vague checklist for missile alerts, allowing workers to interpret the steps they should follow differently. Kenneth Hara, Hawaii's deputy adjutant general, to review emergency management protocol and to institute reforms.
There were little concerns to begin with but it should still ease fans that director Ryan Coogler has done a marvelous job. She didn't specify which Star Wars she was talking about, but I think we can assume it was one of the good ones.
Similar to the Hyundai Kona , the SUV will have full LED daytime running projector lights, avoiding the traditional headlights. That trim, along with the SEL, come with a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic.
Amazon claims it can not add the SMS feature to Apple devices since the latter doesn't offer messaging API to third-parties. Now, before you get too far with the feature, be aware that there are some very big caveats that might give you some pause.
No decision has been made on heeding Turkey's public requests to move the troops, who are prepared to fight, the Pentagon says. Rockets hit two houses and killed one 17-year-old and wounded another person, Anadolu said.
The move seemingly hands the starting quarterback job to Patrick Mahomes and spells the end of Kirk Cousins career in Washington . It's an interesting dilemma for a team that reportedly made a play for Alex Smith before the Chiefs traded him to Washington .
Extraordinary footage has captured the moment that a killer whale successfully mimicked human speech for the first time ever. So, scientists made a decision to find out whether killer whales could learn new vocalizations by imitating others.
Lohan, who does not appear to have used the accent publicly since that time, has not responded on social media to Kardashian's remark.
YouTube TV Streaming Service Is Now on Roku Devices
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Mayor declares Friday 'Wear Red Day' to promote heart health
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Groundhog hath spoken: Six more weeks of winter
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Vaping is safer than cigarettes
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Hamas leader dead after 'accidental' gunshot to head
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LG expands color options to LG G6 and LG Q6 smartphones
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