Date: 11th July 2021 at 6:45am
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In an exclusive interview with This Is Futbol, former Tottenham defender Graham Roberts has urged his old side to make a move for Manchester star Aymeric .

According to The Athletic, the north London are hoping to sign two new centre-backs this summer, with Toby Alderweireld’s in serious doubt.

Meanwhile, Laporte’s own future at his current side also looks to be far from certain. In fact, the same outlet have previously reported that Manchester City have discussed including Laporte in any potential deal for Harry Kane with Tottenham.

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And now Roberts has told Spurs to have a serious look at the £40.5m-rated 27-year-old as they try to bolster their defence ahead of the new season.

“Laporte, Man City, he’s not playing,” the Tottenham legend said. “There’s a few. Let’s have a look around but go and get two decent centre-halves – and we need a full-back.

“I don’t care about the rest of the , because we have enough players. But get that, get those three sorted and we will have a decent team.”

Laporte really did find himself on the fringes at times last season, with Pep Guardiola preferring a central defensive partnership of Ruben Dias and .

It means there could be an opportunity here for Nuno Espirito Santo to snap up Laporte, who did make an impact whenever he did play.

As per WhoScored, no City player managed to win more aerial duels per league game (2.6) than the Spain international.