Manchester city have dominated the premeir league this season and are currently at the summit of the table with 71 points. The citizens recorded an Emphatic 2-0 win against German Outfit Borrussia Moncheglabach Yesterday to book their place in the Quarter finals of the Champions league this season.
Manchester city manager, Pep Gurdiola is known for his philosophy of possession based style of play(tikitaka) and attacking football. This campaign however the Spaniard Tactician has opted to solidify his defense line so as to score goals and not concede, he signed Ruben Dias a centre back From Benfica in the summer for a fee of $62M.
Ruben Dias has formed a solid partnership with John stones in the back for city this season. The duo were on course yesterday against Moncheglabach to record yet another impressive Cleansheet, they have conceded only 8 goals in their first 19 matches alongside each other. The most incredible stat about Ruben Dias is that he has a 93.4% passing accuracy which makes him among the most accurate passers in the League this season.
The Portuguese international has the ability to read the game and anticipate opponents moves hence thwarting dangerous attacks. His leadership qualities in the pitch has been lauded by managers and football fans alike, he is constantly seen urging his teammates to go forward or help in defending set pieces.
At 23 years of age Ruben Dias has the potential to become among the best centre backs to play for Manchester city provided he remains consistent in the coming campaigns.
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