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Boxer Anthony Joshua spotted on nights out with estranged wife of Man City ace Riyad Mahrez

BOXER Anthony Joshua has been spotted on nights out with the estranged wife of Man City ace Riyad Mahrez, SE on Sunday can reveal.

Heavyweight champion Joshua, 30, and 26-year-old Rita have been seen together twice in the past few weeks at a shisha bar and also at a party at a mutual pal’s pad.

Man City ace Riyad Mahrez and estranged wife Rita, 26

They first met last December when Joshua invited Rita to join him and pals at their table in a VIP section of the Tape nightclub in London’s Mayfair. Joshua is said to have “backed away” when he realised she was footballer Riyad’s missus.

Recently, Joshua and Rita have been seen with friends at The Hart Lounge shisha bar in Southgate, North London.

And last night a source said: “Rita’s mad keen on AJ. She thinks they can be a couple.

“She’s in touch with him via his circle of friends and loves going out with them, although she really only has eyes for AJ.

Anthony Joshua has been spotted on nights out with Rita

“She’s been telling people about him, although he has held her at arm’s length.”

Another source said: “AJ has been on nights out where Rita is there. He’s ultra-cautious about her. He fears she’s targeted him for publicity as she’s trying to launch a music career.”

Rita, living in a £2million mansion in Buckinghamshire, separated from Algerian star Riyad, 29, with whom she has two children, last year.

Watford-born Joshua is single. He split from dancer Nicole Osbourne in 2016 and they have a son, JJ, four.

AJ is said to have ‘backed away’ when he realised Rita was footballer Riyad’s missus

He told SE in May that finding love now would be tricky as it would mean having to change his ways.

He said: “I don’t know how easy that would be.”

A spokesman for Joshua said: “Anthony doesn’t personally know Mrs Mahrez and has no wish to, now or in future. He’s disappointed that she or people around her have tried to use his name to generate publicity.”

Rita, living in a £2million mansion in Buckinghamshire, separated from Algerian star Riyad, 29, with whom she has two children, last year

Talking about Rita, a source said: ‘He fears she’s targeted him for publicity as she’s trying to launch a music career’

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