Some notable challenge of Benfica's Ruben Dias in shirt color:
Man City has just experienced an earthquake when teachers and students Pep Guardiola lost 2-5 against Leicester City. This battle is the defense of "The Citizen" have problems when blown huge penalty to 3 times, a rarity in the Premier League. Young defensive duo Eric Garcia and Nathan Ake not enough to reach the main stone while Laporte has not recovered completely, and John Stones totally lost form.
Manchester City's defense of super bad play in the confrontation with Leicester
Therefore, Pep Guardiola still need to add a central defender to make up the "shield of steel" front Ederson goalkeeper. With its financial strength, President Mansour Manchester City do not master the Spanish wait long.
Benfica club has two consecutive notifications related to the sale of the Manchester City players. The first message, the team of Portugal confirmed midfielder Ruben Dias sold to Manchester City.
"The club Benfica have reached agreement with Manchester City on the case of Ruben Dias. This player will go to the 68 million euro price with terms worth 3.6 million euros depending on the achievements of Manchester City after getting Ruben Dias. The agreement depends on the labor contract signed by Dias and Man City ".
According to the British press, the Portuguese midfielder will fly to the UK today (28/9) to check the health and complete the joining Manchester City. 23 years old this year, Ruben Dias is considered center-modern form.
Official announcement about the deal from Benfica Ruben Dias
With strong qualities, very good at reading situations, good in the air, the Portuguese midfielder was able to create a mutation in position defense with long passes to achieve high precision. This is exactly what Pep Guardiola needs to because he always wanted all the positions on the field involved in the rotation of the ball.
In the second notification of Benfica, the Portuguese club confirmed successful recruiting Nicolás Otamendi from Manchester City for 15 million euros. Argentine midfielder will replace Ruben Dias leave. It is considered as business people to exchange mutually beneficial Manchester City and Benfica.
Before recruit Ruben Dias, Man City each intend to recruit the other midfielder is Koulibaly (Naples), Kounde (Sevilla) and Jiminez (Atletico Madrid), but were unsuccessful because of "screaming prices" too high.