Laporte, 27, was unhappy at losing his regular place last season to John Stones. But the Spain international has reclaimed a starting berth during the first half of this campaign.
The Nou Camp giants announced the £55m capture of the 21-year-old Man City star earlier this week.
The cash-strapped side had to take out a loan to afford the attacker.
And they expect to get more money next summer to be able to afford new signings.
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