Aymeric Laporte  65 millones de euros (Manchester City)

LAPORTE CAMBIÓ AL CITY POR EL AL-NASSR

Aymeric Laporte 'dreamed' of playing for Barça

Published:24/08/2023 - 20:26h

Updated:24/08/2023 - 20:27h

According to recent information from 'The Athletic', Aymeric Laporte had the 'dream' of continuing in Europe before leaving Manchester City to move to Al-Nassr, in Saudi Arabia.

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Aymeric Laporte has given one of the 'bombazos' during this market of signings estival. After a long path in the Manchester City and conditioned by the few opportunities that was having under the orders of Pep Guardiola, the international with Spain took the decision to change of airs and add to the rows of the To the-Nassr by the next seasons.

They do not have desvelado a lot of details of the operation, but boasts that the Saudi team paid around 27 mllones of euros to do with the services of the central of 29 years. Laporte Will add to the project in which they also are 'cracks' of the level of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mané, Marcelo Brozovic, Fofana, Telles... Although in his plans had other priorities, according to a recent information of 'The Athletic'.

Laporte Preferred to play in Spain

The forecast of Laporte was to follow his career futbolística in Europe and, specifically, in Spain. Of agreement to the before quoted source, had the priority of recalar in the FC Barcelona or Real Madrid, but was not possible. After several weeks of negotiations and listen all the offers that had on the table, decided to put course to Saudi Arabia, where have promised him a millionaire agreement.

Any of the two teams was interested in the ex of the Manchester City, place had very 'covered' his defences. In the side of the Barça, completed the incorporation of Iñigo Martínez to reinforce the retaguardia, but tamién had a big number of head offices: Ronald Araújo, Jules Koundé, Andreas Christensen and Eric García. It was not necessary fichar to a reinforcement more.

By his part, in the Real Madrid never had the forecast to do with the services of a new footballer for his defence, not even with the injury of Eder Militao that aims to remain out of action during all the season after breaking the ligament. Carlo Ancelotti will have David Praises and Antonio Rüdiger, in principle, like indisputable headlines. Nacho Fernández and Marvel, of the filial, aim like alternatives although no descarta that players like Aurelién Tchouameni and, especially, Ferland Mendy, vary of position along the campaign.

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