Mon. Jan 25th, 2021

Benfica announce Ruben Dias £65m move to Manchester City

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Benfica has announced that Manchester City have agreed a £65m deal to sign defender Ruben Dias. Benfica also announced that Nicolas Otamendi will be joining them from Manchester City.

According to the report, the deal for Dias is worth an initial £62m, with a further £3m subject to add-ons.

The 23-year-old scored and captained the side in Benfica’s 2-0 win over Moreinense on Saturday, after which Dias was pictured hugging Benfica’s sporting director Rui Costa.

Speaking after the game, Benfica manager Jorge Jesus said: “I’m pretty sure it was his (Rúben Dias’s) last game, but sometimes everything changes at the last second in football. I don’t think that’s going to happen, though.

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