Manchester City has reported the marking of Portuguese safeguard Ruben Dias from Benfica in a £64.3million move.
The 23-year-old who had his clinical in Lisbon marked a six-year contract, which saw Nicolas Otamendi moved to Benfica for £13.7m as a major aspect of the arrangement.
‘I am a player that wants to win, a player for the group, for the fans, a player that cherishes this family soul which I am feeling a great deal since I have been here,’ Dias said.
‘I am a forceful player and I love what I do. I love the game and without diving into an excessive amount of detail, since it is something you will see when I begin playing, the most significant comment is I love to win and that is the thing you most need to think about me.
Manchester City declare ?64m marking of Ruben Dias from Benfica on a six-year bargain?
‘I am anticipating that the Premier League should be the motivation behind why I needed to be a football player. To have that feeling when I am on the field, when my arms get goosebumps.
‘That is it, that feeling, you can’t articulate it. For me, the Premier League implies the entirety of that and to have the option to play in the Premier League at a top club like City, it doesn’t get a lot greater than that.’
Subsequent to neglecting to supplant Vincent Kompany a year ago, City wearing chief Txiki Begiristain uncovered that the club are anticipating that Dias should assume authority liability.
‘Ruben is a player we have appreciated for quite a while and we have been intrigued with how he has advanced at Benfica,’ Begiristain said.
‘He has formed into a genuine pioneer and as a protector, he has all the characteristics we are searching for. He is solid noticeable all around, great in one v one circumstances and actually, he is generally excellent, so we are certain he can flourish in our framework.
Manchester City report ?64m marking of Ruben Dias from Benfica on a six-year bargain?
‘He is youthful however has increased important involvement with a major European club in Benfica and we’re truly satisfied we’ve had the option to sign him. He is another capable expansion to the crew and somebody who is just going to show signs of improvement working under Pep.’
Dias, who turns into City’s third marking of the late spring following the appearances of Nathan Ake and Ferran Torres, will wear the No 3 shirt