Not all transfers are straightforward and 'Laporte ABC' reveals just how unorthodox some deals can be.
But with the window about to close, the deal needed to be done quickly.
'Laporte ABC' takes us through the transfer from start to finish, and reveals how the Spanish defender was pitched into his debut against West Brom inside 48 hours of joining City.
But that forms only part of this fascinating documentary which tracks Aymer's journey from junior football to becoming one of the best defenders in the world.
Told by those closest to him, team-mates, mentors, friends, family, coaches and many others tell the whole story of Laporte's journey so far.
A fascinating insight, with cast of those closest to Aymer, watch the new CITY+ and Recast documentary now on the video above...
CITY+ AND RECAST
Available for just £2.99 per month across all our digital platforms, a CITY+ subscription provides supporters with unrivalled access to new and exclusive City content.
It will allow you to watch full-match replays of all Men's and Women's matches, selected broadcasts of Women's, Elite Development Squad and Academy matches and provides access to the full catalogue of City Studios documentaries.
The official Man City Recast channel offers fans flexible, pay-per-view live fixtures and on demand viewing options including match action from across the years, legend interviews, Best of Series, Man City Esports and City Studios documentaries.