Manchester city for 65 million buys French defender


The defender “Athletics” Aymeric Laporte will continue his career in “Manchester city”.

The Spanish club officially confirmed that Laporte for 65 million euros left the team. Unnamed club activated clausula prescribed in the contract of 23-year-old defender.

It is expected that in the coming hours Laporte becomes the player “Manchester city”. It was the British Grand showed an active interest in the Frenchman.

“I will have a new challenge in their professional career. I want these words were not a goodbye but a promise to see you soon. I leave unique,
a special club that I will never forget”, – quotes the words of Laporta official site of Athletic.

Laporte became the second most expensive defender in football history. The record is Roman van Dyck, whom Liverpool a few weeks ago, paid a “Southampton” of 84.7 million euros.

“Manchester city” for the fourth time paid for a player’s defense at least 50 million. Laporte was joined by Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and John Sconzo.

Emeric Laporte competed in “Athletics” from December 2012. A graduate of Basque football school held in the club from Bilbao 222 of the match in which he scored 10 goals and made 6 assists.


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