Manchester City’s defender, Ruben Dias, has extended his contract with the Etihad club until 2027. Dias joined the Premier League club from Benfica in the summer of 2020, for an initial fee of £62m, which raised to £65m with add-ons.
The 24-year-old was a key part of Manchester City’s team that won the Premier League, Carabao Cup last season and qualified for the UEFA Champions League final that got beaten by Chelsea on May 29, 2021.
Dias Spoke to Manchester City’s website on Monday, August 30th, 2021. He said he had enjoyed every minute of his time since he joined last year.
He also thanked his coach, Pep Guardiola, and the coaching staff at the club for helping bring out the best in him.
I have enjoyed every single minute of my time at City since joining last year. Playing for City has surpassed all my expectations, and it’s an absolute pleasure to be part of such an incredible squad.
I would also like to thank Pep and the coaching staff for the way they have helped me to develop as a player and keep pushing me to improve.
To be part of the squad that achieved so much last season was incredible and made us all hungry to achieve even more.
Now I just want to try and play my part in helping us be successful this season and beyond.
UEFA named Rúben Dias, the best defender of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season.