Mahrez will get to know his new team-mates better when City jet off on their US tour on Tuesday, although he already knows their resident joker, Mendy, from their time together at Le Havre five years ago.
“I know Mendy," he smiled. “I played with him in France. I spoke with Mendy a lot.
"He said good things about the club because he's very happy here. I think I'll be happy too."