Take a look back at Manchester City's latest signing's career so far.
Aymeric Laporte has arrived at the Club from Athletic Bilbao, where in his six seasons at San Mames, he became one of the most highly rated defenders in La Liga.
The 23-year-old Frenchman will wear the No.14 shirt.
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DEBUT SEASON: Having joined the Athletic Bilbao youth set-up in 2010, Laporte made his first appearance in the 2012/13 season, aged 19.
ON TARGET: The youngster netted his first goal for the Club against Getafe in October 2013.
RECOGNITION: The end of his first full season - 2013/14 - culminated in his inclusion in the La Liga Team of the Year.
LEADER: Born in Agen, France, Laporte has captained Les Bleus from U17-U21 level, but is yet to make his senior debut.
BATTLING: In action against Barcelona in the 2015 Copa del Rey final, which Bilbao lost 3-1.
BRAVERY: Winning a header as Bilbao record a 4-0 victory over Barcelona in the first leg of the 2015 Supercopa de Espana.
BLOCK: Laporte played 180 minutes over the two legs as the Basque club won 5-1 on aggregate to lift the trophy.
INCH PERFECT: The 23-year-old has developed a reputation as one of the finest young defenders in Europe.
STALWART: Laporte clocked up 222 appearances at Bilbao, scoring ten goals.