Pep Guardiola's eerily prophetic first conversation with Manchester City's record signing
straight to your inboxPep Guardiola's first conversation with Aymeric Laporte after the Frenchman signed for Manchester City was eerily prophetic."You know Mendy don’t you?" Guardiola asked his relatively-unknown new record signing, seconds after photos of Laporte signing his contract were taken three years ago today."I’ve been playing with him six years in the national team," replied Laporte in Spanish."We really miss him, we’re without a left-back," said Guardiola to his new central defender."We’ve used three different players, right? Danilo, Delph and Zinchenko who was an attacking midfielder. They have all been brilliant but of course not left-backs.