Tiger Fighting, September 27. Earlier, a number of media revealed that Manchester City is interested in Benfica defender Ruben Dias, and has reached an agreement with the player himself.
After Benfica defeated Morelens 2-0 in the Portuguese Super League, Ruben Diaz accepted an interview with Benfica TV, which almost confirmed his transfer to Manchester City.
Diaz said: "The club let me be the captain tonight, which is really special for me. It is a very important game for me, and getting a goal makes the game more special. I Think, everyone understands why I hug Rui Costa (Director Benfica)..."
Benfica coach Jessus also confirmed this: "If I have a choice, I prefer Ruben Dias to Otamendi. But if Otamendi must be given to me, I am also very satisfied."