As whispers of Aymeric Laporte’s discontent at Manchester City have started on the back of his displacement from the squad by John Stones, the Frenchman has calmed some of those whispers.
The central defender spoke out about his mood and ambitions for a future at the club during the pre-match build-up ahead of Manchester City’s midweek clash against Burnley - a game that saw Pep Guardiola's side cruise to a 2-0 victory at Turf Moor.
As per quotes transcribed by the Manchester Evening News' Joe Bray, Aymeric Laporte had this to say while speaking to BT Sport ahead of the match.
"At the moment I'm here, I'll play today, we'll see what happens. I'm happy at City, I always thought I'd spend many years here. I hope that will happen. I will see what happens between now and the end of the season but for now I'm happy.”
The 26 year-old was put back into the squad against Burnley, however it appears the first choice centre-half pairing for Pep Guardiola is John Stones and Ruben Dias - at least for now.
Next up, City travel to Anfield, with the Blues currently seven points ahead of the reigning Champions - despite playing one game less than Jurgen Klopp's side. The fixture provides City with a huge opportunity to drive even further ahead in the title race.
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