Aymeric Jean Louis Gerard Alphonse Laporte is a French professional footballer who plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League. He was born on 27th May, 1994 in Agen, France.
Laporte started his career at the age of five at SU Agen. He then moved to Bayonne and later Athletic Bilbao. On 28th November, 2012, he made his debut for Bilbao as he played the full ninety minutes in the UEFA Europa League. He went on to amass more than 150 caps for the Spanish club before moving to Manchester City in January 2018.
Despite impressing for Manchester City, Laporte is yet to make a senior international appearance for France.
Position and Playing Style
Laporte is a left-footed player who likes playing as the left-sided centre-back. He is extremely versatile and can also play at full-back if required. The Frenchman boasts of immense levels of concentration and is very adept at reading the game. Moreover, he is superb on the ball and helps in building play from the back.