Manchester City plans to add another central defender. This time the target of the Cityzens is Benfica player Ruben Dias.

Manchester City will try to add another central defender after the transfer window closes, after Nathan Ake.

After Kalidou Koulibaly and Jules Kounde, the “Cityzens” contacted another player.

As Fabricio Romano writes, the Manchester team has started negotiations with Benfica representatives regarding the transfer of Ruben Dias.

According to the same source, the transfer of the Portuguese player will cost City 55 million euros. The “Cityzens” will also release the Argentine defender, Nicolas Otamendi, on the opposite side.

Ruben Diaz was brought up at Benfica Academy. In 136 matches played with the “Eagles” shirt, the Portuguese defender stood out with 11 goals and 6 assists. Ruben Dias managed to win the Portuguese Premier League with Benfica.

 

Guardiola: “I have only 13 players at my disposal”

 

Manchester City head coach Josep Guardiola spoke about his team’s staffing problems:

“I currently have 13 players at my disposal, and I have to help the youth team players for the next match.

“I hope for them, and they are important figures for City, both in the future and in the present,” said the Catalan.

Recall, Ilkay Gundogan, Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo, and Alexandr Zinchenko were infected with coronavirus in the “Cityzens.”