Dias Is Premier League Best Defender


Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher has rated Manchester City defender, Ruben Dias as Premier League’s best defender this season.

Dias, who joined the Citizens from Benfica for a fee of around £62million last summer, has become a force to reckon with in their defence.

He also played a vital role in the team’s qualification to the final of the UEFA Champions League after beating PSG 4-1 on aggregate.

Reacting to his superb defensive performance since arrival at the club, Carragher in an interview with CBS Sports stated that Dias’ class in the Premier League has been great.

“I love him,” he told CBS Sports. “I think he’s been the best player in the Premier League this season, I really do believe that.

“I think he’s had a huge effect on Manchester City. Even when he speaks and you watch him play you can’t believe he’s 23.

“John Stones next to him is 27-28 and you feel like it’s the other way around with John Stones and that’s no disrespect to John…

Source: Complete Sports