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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Barcelona looking to sell two defenders to sign Aymeric Laporte

According to ESPN, Barcelona are keen on signing Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte but are looking to offload two defenders before they make any move for the Spaniard. The club have already signed Eric Garica and Sergio Aguero from Manchester City and are looking to add more reinforcements.
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newsfootballa month ago

Luis Enrique called me and told me that Spain was interested in having me, reveals Aymeric Laporte

In light of his switch from France to Spain, Aymeric Laporte has revealed that Spain head coach Luis Enrique had called him up and asked him if he was interested in playing for Furia Roja. The Manchester City defender made the shock switch in international allegiances just before Euro 2020.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Sergio Ramos dropped from Spain’s 24 man Euro 2020 squad with Aymeric Laporte included

In a tweet announcing their final 24 man squad, Luis Enrique has shocked many Spain fans by dropping Sergio Ramos and other Real Madrid players with Aymeric Laporte making the cut. The real Madrid captain has won 180 caps for the Furia Rojas but has struggled with injuries this season.
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newsfootball2 months ago

We'll talk with players and then decide what is best for them going forward, reveals Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has hinted at a potential summer exodus at Manchester City citing massive difficulty at keeping unhappy players in the long term. The Cityzens clinched the Premier League title for the third time, in four years, under Guardiola and could cap the season with a Champions League crown.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Aymeric Laporte granted Spanish citizenship to allow him to play for Spain at Euro 2020

The Spanish Football Federation has granted Aymeric Laporte Spanish citizenship in order to let him represent the Spain national team. This comes in light of the 26-year-old looking to play more international football with him still uncapped for France despite featuring for Les Blues’ youth sides.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Reports | Aymeric Laporte to switch allegiance from France to Spain ahead of Euro 2020

According to Goal, Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte is set to switch allegiances from France to Spain so that he can play at the postponed Euro 2020. The 26-year-old played for Les Blues at the youth level but has struggled to break into the senior team for the 2018 World Cup winners.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Happy now but will see what happens between now and end of season, asserts Aymeric Laporte

Amidst rumours that he is unhappy with his game-time, Aymeric Laporte has confessed that while he is happy at the moment, he will make a decision between now and the end of the season. The former Athletic club defender has struggled for game-time this season with just seven league appearances.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Ilkay Gundogan becomes third Manchester City player to test positive for COVID-19

Manchester City have confirmed that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing, making the German their third positive case this month. The club have had Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte test positive with the latter set to miss City’s opener to the new season.
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newsfootballa year ago

Manchester City confirm Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte test positive for coronavirus

Manchester City’s preparations for the new season have been complicated as the club confirmed that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for the coronavirus. The duo have been forced to self-isolate although they should be back in the squad before City’s first game on September 21st.
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newsfootballa year ago

Health has to come before football no matter what news says, asserts Aymeric Laporte

Manchester City star Aymeric Laporte has claimed that football has to be secondary to the health and welfare of the people amidst a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused serious issues on a global scale but it’s widespread problems have spread to within the football community as well.
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