News From Manchester: Man City’s Aymeric Laporte to miss international matches to treat injury

Laporte was forced off against the West Midlands club on Wednesday, May 11, with a nasty-looking knee injury following a collision with Raul Jimenez. Despite doubts over his fitness, the Spaniard played the full 90 minutes against West Ham and Aston Villa to help his team seal the Premier League title.

In a statement on Wednesday, Laporte revealed he had battled through the pain in order to get the Blues over the line but would now have to miss international duty to recuperate. He tweeted: “As you may have read, unfortunately I won't be able to attend the National team games because of the injury I picked up against Wolves that will need further treatment.

” I have been uncomfortable with my knees since then but I wanted to help the team until the end and I am glad I did so. Now that the season is over, I will follow the medical process and start rehab to get back to full fitness quickly.

“We have another very exciting season ahead of us with big goals to achieve. Thanks for the messages and support, see you soon on the pitch.”

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