Ruben Dias joins Manchester City from Benfica (pictures)

Ruben Dias joins Manchester City from Benfica (pictures)

Premier League giants Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Portuguese defender Ruben Dias from Benfica.

Dias who is a 23-year-old center-back will be at Manchester City until the summer of 2026 after signing a six-year contract.

Ruben Dias will wear the No. 3 shirt next season and speaking to the Manchester City website Dias stated that he joined to improve under Pep Guardiola.

He said, “To have the opportunity to join a club like Manchester City is a fantastic opportunity for me and one I couldn’t turn down,” he said.

“Their success speaks for itself. They have been the dominant team in England over the last few years, playing an attacking brand of football which I feel suits my own game.

“It is really exciting to be part of such a talented squad and to play for a world-class manager like Pep Guardiola, who has a proven track record of developing young players like myself.

“I believe I can improve here, at a club whose ambitions match my own and I will give everything to be successful and win titles.”

See pictures of Ruben Dias unveiling below

Watch video of Ruben Dias talk about Manchester City below

 

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