EXTRA TIME: Premier League champion Riyad Mahrez stars in Fifa 19 Ultimate Team of the Week

The Algeria international is battle ready for the Citizens’ last game of the season, against the Hornets on Saturday

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez starred as the only African in the starting XI of the Fifa 19 Ultimate Team of the Week.

The 28-year-old earned his spot alongside several stars from different leagues across the globe including Hertha Berlin’s Salomon Kalou, Borussia Dortmund's Thomas Delaney and Torino's Andrea Belotti in the squad.

Mahrez contributed a goal and an assist as Pep Guardiola’s side fought back to defeat Brighton and Hove Albion 4-1 to lift the Premier League title on Sunday.

The Algerian’s performance on the final matchday of the season got him an improved overall stats of 88 in the world’s biggest football video gaming platform while the triumph secured his second league winners’ medal, after Leicester City’s success in 2016.

Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou settled for a spot on the bench after his brace against Augsburg helped Hertha Berlin to a 4-3 win in Saturday's Bundesliga match while Togolese striker Peniel Mlapa was named in the reserves after netting a hat-trick in VVV-Venlo’s 4-2 win over PEC Zwolle on Sunday.

The Dynamo Dresden loanee was given an improved rating of 76.