Ruben Dias is on the verge of leaving Benfica. The Portugal international is wanted by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.
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TOP STORY – DIAS SET FOR CITY
Benfica defender Ruben Dias will join Manchester City, according to journalist Fabrizio Romano.
however, Pep Guardiola has been eyeing defensive reinforcements following Nathan Ake’s arrival from Bournemouth, and now Dias is set to swap Benfica for City.
As part of the deal, veteran centre-back Nicolas Otamendi will move in the opposite direction.
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