Ex-Barcelona president Laporta derby guest of Man City

The Barcelona presence at Manchester City continues to strengthen. For the derby defeat to Manchester United yesterday, former Barcelona president Joan Laporta was at the Etihad Stadium.

The Barcelona presence at Manchester City continues to strengthen.

For the derby defeat to Manchester United yesterday, former Barcelona president Joan Laporta was at the Etihad Stadium.

Laporta was invited to the game by City chiefs Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain, who both held key roles at Barca during his reign.

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