"I think Riyad is not available for Saturday's game", Puel told reporters at his pre-match press conference on Thursday.
Claude Puel introduced Mahrez from the bench to a chorus of ironic cheers just after the hour mark, giving him his first appearance since January 20. He fought, he played good, scored goals and that's why he's so important to us.
The Leicester forward had wanted to join Guardiola's team on deadline day of the transfer window, but the Foxes rejected their £65m bid. Riyad came back, and he is an important player.
"He's played a lot of minutes and he deserves some rest but the other side is he's such an important player or us".
The move was widely interpreted as Guardiola making a point over rough treatment of his players after Leroy Sane suffered ankle injury against Cardiff, and both Kevin De Bruyne and Brahim Diaz were the victims of reckless challenges in the next game against West Brom.
Pence avoids Kim Jong-un's sister at Olympics
Her handshake with the South's president at the start of the opening ceremony was an unexpected show of unity between old foes. Much about Kim Yo Jong is shrouded in mystery, as the Kim dynasty reveals very little publicly, experts say.
Ex-Arsenal man predicts a Newcastle defeat this weekend
Jose Mourinho has faced his counterpart Rafael Benitez 17 times before and has the upper hand with eight wins and five draws. Shaw has cemented his place as a semi-starter with the left back position being rotated alongside the in-form Ashley Young .
Pence says 'no daylight' between US and allies on North Korea
After all the politics, Pyeongchang may soon be able to return its focus to - what is everyone here for again? - the sports. The Koreas are technically still at war, as a truce - and not a peace treaty - ended combat between the countries in 1953.
Winter storm arrives Thursday evening into Friday
Most school districts cancelled classes on Friday before any snow started falling, including the Chicago Public Schools. Significantly more snow and ice is expected in the northwestern portion of each county than the southeastern portion.
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Newcastle v Man United
Then, when your team loses the ball, you have to go to the other box because I think this is the meaning of the phrase box-to-box. The club said it expects year end revenue to be £575-585 million with earnings before tax and interest being £175-185 million.
Why Did Elon Musk Send a Tesla into Space?
Others believe that the rocket's boosters, two of which reentered the Earth's atmosphere and landed safely, were responsible. The Falcon Heavy launch precedes a string of events expected to bolster the region's space industry.
Photos: Press site views of Falcon Heavy's maiden launch
There was no update on the current production rate, despite repeated questions on Wednesday evening's call, which is troubling. Tesla's splashy, iconic moment was co-ordinated by none other than SpaceX billionaire visionary - and Tesla CEO - Elon Musk.
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster spotted floating in space
The rocket is reusable, which means cutting down the resources required for the metal body of the rocket. Launching a rocket with 27 engines, therefore, represents a notable step forward in rocket complexity.