Aymeric Laporte

Born: May 27, 1994 (age 23)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)
Weight: 13st 8lb (86kg)

Hometown: Agen, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Team: Manchester City (no. 14)
Aymeric Laporte in action for his new side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
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Career History
Senior2012-2018Athletic Bilbao
2018-Manchester City
Sports Mole has 168 articles about Aymeric Laporte. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Result: Will Grigg shatters Manchester City's quadruple hopes
Will Grigg's late winner sees Wigan Athletic record a memorable 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup at the DW Stadium.
Feb 19, 21:50
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Sergio Aguero retains place in attack, David Silva returns
Sergio Aguero once again leads the Manchester City attack for tonight's FA Cup tie at Wigan Athletic, while Leroy Sane and David Silva are among those to return.
Feb 19, 18:59
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Can Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur avoid FA Cup upsets?
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City travel to Football League opposition in the FA Cup fifth round, but can the Premier League sides avoid a giant-killing?
Feb 17, 16:15
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Report: Manchester United planning summer moves for Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hoping to recruit Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, according to a report.
Feb 13, 21:00
Fabian Delph in action for Manchester City on November 5, 2017
Team News: Manchester City make two changes for Basel trip
Manchester City make two changes for their Champions League clash with Basel.
Feb 13, 18:39
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will lift Premier League title'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that captain Vincent Kompany will lift any trophies the team win this season, despite only playing a bit-part role.
Feb 12, 13:34
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Manchester City trio return to training ahead of Basel tie
Leroy Sane returns to training with Manchester City ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Basel in the Champions League, along with two other recent injury absentees.
Feb 12, 12:20
Aymeric Laporte in action for his new side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Pep Guardiola: 'Aymeric Laporte will learn'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola backs defender Aymeric Laporte to learn following the Frenchman's clash with Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy on Saturday.
Feb 11, 14:31
Harry Maguire in action during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Manchester United, Manchester City 'to battle it out for Harry Maguire'
Manchester United and Manchester City will reportedly go head to head to land England international Harry Maguire from Leicester City in the summer.
Feb 10, 22:49
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Result: Sergio Aguero scores four in Manchester City rout
Sergio Aguero scores four second-half goals to fire Manchester City to a 5-1 victory over Leicester City, taking them 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Feb 10, 19:23
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Riyad Mahrez on bench for Leicester City against Manchester City
Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez starts on the bench for the Foxes against Manchester City.
Feb 10, 16:32
Harry Maguire in action during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Manchester City, Manchester United keen on Leicester City's Harry Maguire?
Manchester City and Manchester United are reportedly planning to make an approach for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire during the summer.
Feb 10, 09:31
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's meeting with Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 16:30
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Vincent Kompany insists he has no plans to leave Manchester City
Vincent Kompany insists that he is not considering leaving Manchester City, despite dropping down the pecking order.
Feb 6, 10:33
Neymar in action for Paris Saint-Germain on November 22, 2017
World football's most expensive XI of all time
Following a record-breaking January transfer window, Sports Mole compiles the most expensive XI in football history, totalling more than £1bn.
Feb 5, 13:29
John Stones watches on ahead of the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'I rested John Stones due to knee problem'
Pep Guardiola confirms that John Stones was not utilised in Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday due to a knee problem.
Feb 4, 12:35
Aymeric Laporte in action for his new side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Team News: Manchester City name six substitutes for Burnley game
January signing Aymeric Laporte is only on the Manchester City bench for the Premier League fixture at Burnley as Pep Guardiola names just six substitutes.
Feb 3, 11:33
Sean Dyche gives instructions during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Sean Dyche questions Manchester City youth policy
Sean Dyche admits that the "demands of the Premier League" are to blame for Pep Guardiola splashing out close to £450m on new recruits during his time at Manchester City.
Feb 2, 19:07
Kevin De Bruyne celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on November 5, 2017
Preview: Burnley vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley in the Premier League.
Feb 1, 16:20
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
West Brom boss Alan Pardew: 'Arsenal were warned over late bid for Jonny Evans'
West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Pardew claims that Arsenal were to blame for their failed attempt to sign defender Jonny Evans during the January window.
Feb 1, 14:51
Eliaquim Mangala in action for Manchester City on December 31, 2017
Eliaquim Mangala "very excited" to join Everton
Eliaquim Mangala says that he cannot wait to get started at Everton after joining the Toffees from Manchester City on loan.
Feb 1, 10:59
Eliaquim Mangala in action for Manchester City on December 31, 2017
Everton confirm Eliaquim Mangala loan arrival
Everton confirm the loan arrival of Eliaquim Mangala from Manchester City.
Feb 1, 00:49
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola rules out Riyad Mahrez arrival
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that the club will not be signing Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez before the January transfer deadline.
Jan 31, 22:47
Eliaquim Mangala in action for Manchester City on December 31, 2017
Eliaquim Mangala 'arrives at Everton training ground for medical'
Eliaquim Mangala is reportedly on the brink of joining Everton on loan from Manchester City, with just a medical left to complete before the 11pm transfer deadline.
Jan 31, 21:15
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Team News: Aymeric Laporte makes Manchester City debut against West Bromwich Albion
New Manchester City signing Aymeric Laporte is in the starting XI for the Premier League leaders' meeting with West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday night.
Jan 31, 19:08
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Leicester City 'demanding £75m for Riyad Mahrez'
Leicester City reportedly tell Manchester City that it will take a bid of at least £75m to prise Riyad Mahrez away from the club on deadline day.
Jan 31, 13:03
Eliaquim Mangala in action for Manchester City on December 31, 2017
Everton "confident" of Eliaquim Mangala signing
Everton are reportedly in line to secure the capture of Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala on a loan deal.
Jan 31, 08:31
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on August 11, 2017
Pep Guardiola refuses to be drawn on Riyad Mahrez
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola refuses to comment on the club's rumoured interest in Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.
Jan 31, 07:29
Riyad Mahrez in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City on January 13, 2018
Manchester City to make late £60m swoop for winger Riyad Mahrez?
Riyad Mahrez is the latest player to be linked with a move to Manchester City, with the Leicester City winger reportedly wanted as cover for Leroy Sane.
Jan 30, 14:32
Jay Rodriguez equalises during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City on October 28, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion.
Jan 30, 14:10
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Report: Manchester City in advanced talks to sign Fred
A report claims that Manchester City will attempt to add to the signing of Aymeric Laporte by bringing in Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk before Wednesday's transfer deadline.
Jan 30, 13:41
Kevin De Bruyne celebrates with teammates after scoring an equaliser during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Bristol City on January 9, 2018
Aymeric Laporte "very happy" to join Manchester City
Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte is "excited to get started" at the Etihad Stadium after joining from Athletic Bilbao in a £57m deal.
Jan 30, 13:30
Aymeric Laporte in action for Athletic Bilbao in October 2015
French defender Aymeric Laporte completes Manchester City move
Manchester City announce the arrival of French centre-back Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao on a five-and-a-half-year contract.
Jan 30, 13:09
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Newcastle United contact Manchester City about Eliaquim Mangala availability?
Newcastle United reportedly contact Manchester City over the availability of centre-back Eliaquim Mangala.
Jan 30, 11:50
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Manchester United, Manchester City 'to battle for Monaco wonderkid'
Manchester United and Manchester City are understood to be fighting for the chance to give 16-year-old Monaco centre-back Benoit Badiashile his first professional deal.
Jan 30, 10:19
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Aymeric Laporte cleared to join Manchester City in £57m move
French defender Aymeric Laporte thanks Athletic Bilbao for all their support as he confirms that his switch to Manchester City is close to going through.
Jan 29, 15:56
Jonny Evans in action during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Arsenal 'still interested in Jonny Evans'
Arsenal are reportedly still interested in signing West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans, but are unwilling to meet the Baggies' £20m asking price.
Jan 29, 10:04
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Aymeric Laporte 'says goodbyes ahead of Manchester City move'
Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte reportedly bids farewell to his teammates ahead of his proposed £57m move to Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Jan 28, 22:44
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Not even Manchester City can afford 22 top players'
Pep Guardiola insists that no football team can afford "22 top players" following Manchester City's snub of Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window.
Jan 28, 09:10
Pep Guardiola applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Aymeric Laporte 'passes Manchester City medical ahead of £57m switch'
A report claims that Aymeric Laporte completed a medical in Bilbao earlier this week and will head to Britain on Monday to finalise personal terms with Manchester City.
Jan 27, 12:40

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1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
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12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
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