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Manchester City player looking for exit due to lack of prominence – Agents already working on the move

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Manchester City player looking for exit due to lack of prominence – Agents already working on the move

Aymeric Laporte, aged 28, has acknowledged that he is not an assured starter for Manchester City under Pep Guardiola. He is contemplating leaving the English club, even though he has a valid contract until 2025. Laporte is keen on moving to the Camp Nou, and if City permits him to leave, Barcelona is his top priority. According to MD, Barcelona is aware of Laporte’s interest in leaving the Premier League and joining the club next season. Furthermore, Barcelona is seeking a left-handed central defender, a position currently filled by Marcos Alonso, who is performing admirably. Xavi Hernández desires a specialist in this role, and Laporte is a strong candidate. Reports from England indicate that City is interested in signing Croatian central defender Josko Gvardiol from RB Leipzig and may allow Laporte to depart under these circumstances.

A highly skilled left-footed center back, the Spanish national team player boasts excellent ball distribution, impressive long-range passing accuracy, speed, strength, and aerial ability. These attributes make him an extremely desirable player for Barcelona. However, what has made him a top priority for the club is the fact that insiders close to Laporte have revealed that he intends to depart from the Etihad Stadium next summer and join FC Barcelona, fulfilling a long-standing desire.

Indeed, there have been discussions between the Barcelona sports department and Laporte’s representatives, with both parties expressing their desire to join forces starting next season. However, the success of the transfer is contingent upon City’s willingness to let him depart for a reasonable sum that Barcelona can afford. Additionally, the financial “fair play” situation of the Catalan club must allow for the operation to be financially feasible.

Despite returning to the team in October after a slight knee injury, Laporte has not been able to secure a permanent position in the starting eleven under Pep Guardiola, who seems to prefer Rubén Dias and Nathan Aké in the central defense. Laporte has only started a total of seven Premier League games and three in the Champions League, and he has expressed a desire to leave City and join Barça, who are reportedly interested in him. Barça’s sports area, led by Mateu Alemany and Jordi Cruyff, is working to strengthen the squad for next summer, but there may be financial limitations due to salary fair play. According to LaLiga president Javier Tebas, Barça may not be able to sign in the upcoming transfer window, as they were unable to do so in January.

Manchester City player looking for exit due to lack of prominence – Agents already working on the move

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