Laporte Moves to Ronaldo’s Al Nassr for £23.6m

Aymeric Laporte has moved from Manchester City to Saudi Pro Side, Al Nassr in a deal worth £23.6 million. 

La Porte signed with Manchester City in 2018 from Athletico Bilbao for a club record fee of £57 million and he played 180 the for the Premier League title defenders. 

He will be joining Cristiano Ronaldo and Sadio Mane at Al Nassr.

Speaking on his departure, Laporte had nothing but praises fo his former club. 

“I am proud to have represented Manchester City over the last six seasons.”

“When I first joined, I was excited about the prospect of winning trophies. However, I could not have imagined the success we would go on to achieve together.”

“I would like to thank the coaches, my team-mates and of course the brilliant City fans for all of their support throughout my time in Manchester.”

“I will always be a City fan and I look forward to seeing you all again.”

Man City’s Director of Football Txiki Begiristain also had good things to say about Laporte. 

“Aymeric has been an excellent player for Manchester City during a great time for the Club.”

“He fit into the team seamlessly upon arrival in 2018 and played a key role in many of our successes over the years that have followed.”

“The form of the other defenders in the squad made it hard for him to find sufficient game time in 2022/23 and we respect his decision to seek a move elsewhere. I look forward to following his career from afar.”