Man City defender Aymeric Laporte signs new deal with man city until 2025
Posted By: Dj Devoskid
on February 22, 2019
The 24-year-old signed from Athletic in a £57 million move last January but has already become an important part of Pep Guardiola’s plans Manchester City centre-back Aymeric Laporte has signed a two-year contract extension with the club, despite having only joined them last January.
Laporte has become a central part of Pep Guardiola’s plans at the Etihad Stadium and is the outfield player to have played the most minutes for the Blues this season.
The 24-year-old joined City from Athletic for a fee of £57 million ($74m) just over a year ago, signing a deal until 2023.
His new deal, which also includes a wage rise, now keeps him at the club until 2025.
The centre-half said: “I could not be happier to commit my long-term future to Manchester City. “Since the day I arrived here, I have been made to feel welcome by Pep and all of the players. “The club offers me everything I need to improve my game.
I’ve already made great strides and I want to continue getting better and better.
“Obviously, I want to win silverware and I feel City is the best place to fulfil all of my ambitions.” City believe Laporte can continue to develop with them and director of football Txiki Begiristain said: “Aymeric is a huge talent.
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