Manchester City have Reached an Agreement to Sign Ruben Dias (Details)

The Primera Liga club released a statement on Sunday night announcing the move, for a fee reported to be worth around £65m.

City defender Nicolás Otamendi will move in the opposite direction in a separate transfer for around £14m.

Benfica stated in the declaration that the two agreements were in effect, but both players have yet to sign contracts with the prospective clubs.

Ruben Dias came through the youth academy at the club, and has made over 200 appearances The Eagles. READ ALSO: Barcelona Confirm €72m Agreement with Juventus for Arthur

The 23-year-old helped Benfica win the Primera Liga in 2019 and was a part of the Portugal squad that won the Uefa Nations League later on that year.

Dias will be City’s fifth signing of the summer, following the arrivals of Pablo Moreno, Ferran Torres, Nathan Ake and Scott Carson. Otamendi, 32, won two Premier League titles and an FA Cup with City and leaves after five seasons.

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