Report: Tottenham now offered chance to sign 'incredible' £57m Manchester City player

Tottenham Hotspur have been offered the chance to sign Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte this summer.

Tottenham really need a left-sided centre back this summer with Clement Lenglet surely heading back to Barcelona.

Top targets like Alessandro Bastoni and Josko Gvardiol may be out of range for Tottenham though, with both commanding huge fees.

90Min now report that Tottenham have been offered another option – Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte.

It’s suggested that both Spurs and Paris Saint-Germain have been offered the chance to come forward with a bid for the Spaniard.

We’re guessing that it’s Laporte’s representatives rather than City themselves offering the player out.

Laporte is keen to leave for first-team football and City are willing to make a summer deal happen.

Laporte still has two years left on his City deal, so any move surely wouldn’t be cheap.

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It’s not even a year since Pep Guardiola hailed Laporte as ‘incredible’ as City marched to another Premier League title win.

Yet this season has been incredibly frustrating for the 28-year-old.

Laporte has only started six Premier League games and come off the bench in another one.

Laporte hasn’t played a Premier League game for more than a month now and was an unused substitute against Liverpool on Saturday.

The Spain international seems to be fifth-choice centre back at City now, behind Ruben Dias, John Stones, Manuel Akanji and Nathan Ake.

The time has come for Laporte to move on and try something new, more than five years since his £57million move from Athletic Club.

A proven Premier League defender with titles on his record and a fine left foot, Laporte will surely be of interest to Tottenham.

Whether Laporte is interested in making that move is up for debate though with PSG possibly more suitable in the absence of injured defender Presnel Kimpembe.

In other news, Southampton announce deal for ‘exciting’ 17-year-old wonderkid Princewill Ehibhatiomhan

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