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Laporte a bargain for Athletic on loan

Mairenis Gomez

June 10, 2024 | 3:32 pm

Aymeric Laporte has become Athletic Club's priority objective to strengthen its defense

Aymeric Laporte has become the Athletic Club priority to strengthen your defense. In Ibaigane they are prepared to make a financial effort in order to free the Al Nassr player, although it will not be an easy task. While concentrating with the Spanish National Team for the Euro Cup, The center-back would have already expressed his desire to return to Bilbao. The Arab team needs to free up space on its list of foreign players, a need that could facilitate the return of the Agen defender.

A first offer rejected by Al Nassr

In Saudi Arabia they have already made the first attempt by the lions to obtain the signing of Aymeric Laporte. Athletic even offered up to seven million euros for the 30-year-old player. A proposal that was rejected by Al Nassr. However, the scenario is undergoing a major change in a matter of weeks.

Change of scene at the request of Luís Castro

Saudi media report an important request from Luís Castro, coach of Al Nassr. The coach has requested the club's board to leave Aymeric Laporte on loan. This request would have been conveyed to those responsible for the club through a technical report. This decision can be explained with the aforementioned information that affects foreign footballers that were already revealed a few weeks ago from Saudi Arabia. In addition, they have also slipped the important emoluments that Aymeric Laporte currently receives. The amount would be around $15 million plus bonuses for objectives.

Aymeric Laporte, the Al Nassr center back and key player of the Spanish National Team, could return to Athletic Club on loan

Ideal opportunity for Athletic Club

The transfer scenario is ideal for Athletic Club, since the center-back would enter the last year of his contract with Al Nassr once the next season ends. QWith this twist in the script, the red-and-white club is monitoring the summer market for central defenders, in case the return of Aymeric Laporte could not be closed. In addition, Atlético de Madrid has him on their list of options to reinforce the defensive area, although the main Colchonero desire is Robin Le Normand.

Undoubtedly, The signing of Aymeric Laporte for Athletic Club is presented as a complex but not impossible operation. Al Nassr's financial needs and the player's desire to return to Bilbao work in favor of the Basque club. However, competition from other teams such as Atlético de Madrid forces Athletic to remain alert and explore all options in the transfer market.

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