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Aymeric Laporte: ‘It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win the league by beating United’


Manchester City victory at Goodison Park on Saturday set-up a dream scenario against United at the Etihad Stadium next week.

City’s record signing Aymeric Laporte says The Blues have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to win the Premier League by beating our biggest rivals Manchester United.

He told CityTV: “We have a chance [to win the league by beating United]. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and we must try to get the win on Saturday.

“Obviously, we must win the next game and after that we can relax but, obviously, that is a very important game on Saturday.

“We fight every game like it is the last one. It was very important to win today.

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Laporte insists the key to his performance at Goodison Park is because of the work done on the training ground.

“I felt really well,” he said. “Obviously, it’s a different position but we worked hard over the week in training sessions. I felt fine – physically, very well and the team achieved the goal today.”

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