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Manchester City Signs Laporte for £57m

By Ibrahim Taiwo , The Nigerian Voice Sports
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Manchester City have completed the signing of Athletic Bilbao French International, Aymeric Laporte for £57m.

Manchester City announced the deal on their official website

“City are delighted to announce the signing of French centre-back Aymeric Laporte,” the club announced on their official website on Tuesday.

“The 23-year-old joins the Club from Athletic Bilbao as Pep Guardiola’s sixth signing of the 2017/18 season and has signed a deal until 2023.

“Regarded as one of the most promising young defenders in Europe, Laporte will take the number 14 shirt and is eager to help the Blues in their hunt for silverware.”

Laporte said: “I am very happy to be here. City are a Club with a lot of ambition and they are one of the best teams in Europe.

“I am looking forward to working under Pep Guardiola and trying to help the Club to achieve success.

“It means a lot that the Club have shown faith in me and I am excited to get started.”