Netease Sports reported on September 26:
A new guard is about to be signed. According to many foreign media sources including the BBC,
The BBC pointed out that Manchester City has made contact with Benfica and the two clubs are communicating. Guardiola wants to get a good right center back. Since Kompany left the team, Manchester City have been lacking a reliable player in this position. At first, Manchester City wanted to sign the 29-year-old Coulibaly, but
Diaz is currently 23 years old and his performance in Benfica over the past three seasons has been impressive. In 2018, he participated in the World Cup with the Portuguese national team. The “Daily Mail” revealed that Dias’s contract with Benfica has a termination clause of 87 million pounds. Manchester City believes that it is irrational to spend 87 million pounds for Dias this year, because the epidemic has caused the players’ worth generally to decline. . Also due to the impact of the epidemic, Benfica will not bite 87 million pounds and let them go as long as Manchester City's offer is suitable.
迪亚兹目前23岁，过去三个赛季在本菲卡的表现令人印象深刻。 2018年，他与葡萄牙国家队一起参加了世界杯。 《每日邮报》透露，迪亚斯与本菲卡的合同有8700万英镑的终止条款。曼城认为，今年为迪亚斯花费8700万英镑是不合理的，因为这种流行病已导致球员的身价普遍下降。 。同样由于这种流行病的影响，只要曼彻斯特城的报价合适，本菲卡就不会咬人8700万英镑，也不会让他们离开。
It is reported that Manchester City intends to add Otamendi to this transaction to offset part of the transfer fee, and Benfica is very willing to sign the Argentine defender. The local Portuguese media said that Manchester City had officially finalized the Dias deal today. The latter’s fixed transfer fee was 50 million pounds, while Otamendi was worth another 15 million pounds. In total, Diaz’s transfer fee is around 65 million pounds.
This weekend, Dias should continue to follow Benfica in the Portuguese Super League. However, he will fly to Manchester after the game. Before, Tottenham also wanted to buy Diaz, but they lost to the wealthy Manchester City. In the "Transfer Market", Diaz became the most viewed player yesterday, which can also indicate from another aspect that his deal to join Manchester City is about to be completed, and more and more fans are beginning to pay attention to the Portuguese Handsome guy.
Diaz debuted in Benfica's youth training, promoted to the U15 youth team in 2010, promoted to the U17 youth team in 2012, and completed the first team debut in 2017. Last season, he played 49 times for the club and the national team. In October and November 2019, he was consecutively elected the best player in the Portuguese Super League. In the "transfer market", Dias is currently worth 31.5 million pounds.
Diaz will also become Manchester City's third new addition this summer. They previously signed Ake and Ferran Torres. Since coaching Manchester City in 2016, Guashuai particularly likes to buy a defender, Danilo, Stones, Mendy, Walker, Laporte, Ake, Cancelo are all introduced by Guashuai. According to previous statistics from the "Beach Tower", Gua Shuai has spent 300 million pounds on the back line after taking over Manchester City.