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​Laporte gives nickname to new Man City partner Ruben Dias

Manchester City centre-back Aymeric Laporte has a nickname for new teammate Ruben Dias.

The Portuguese arrived in the summer from Benfica and has been excellent for City.

In four of the five matches Laporte has started this term, he has played next to Dias.

City have conceded only two goals (one penalty) in those matches.

Marathonbet posted on Twitter about the performance of Laporte and Dias against Liverpool in a Premier League draw at the weekend.

Laporte responded to the tweet with a lock and door emoji.

He has previously been nicknamed "the door" by fans for his defensive qualities.

So if he is the door, Dias is the lock!

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