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Done deal: Manchester City's player has agreed to a new contract.

Ruben Dias has signed a new contract at Manchester City, committing him to the club until 2027.

The 24-year-old central defender moved to the Etihad Stadium from Benfica in September 2020, for an initial £62m rising to £65m with add-ons.

He impressed in his first season in English football, helping City win the Premier League title and Carabao Cup and reach the final of the Champions League.

Speaking to Manchester City's official website, Dias said: "I have enjoyed every single minute of my time at City since joining last year.

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Playing for City has surpassed all my expectations and it's an absolute pleasure to be part of such an incredible squad.

Manchester City's Ruben Dias has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2027. 

The 24-year-old central defender joined Manchester City from Benfica in September 2020 for a fee of £62 million, which could rise to £65 million with add-ons. 

In his first season in English football, he made an impression, helping City win the Premier League and the Carabao Cup, as well as reaching the Champions League final. 

"I have cherished every single minute of my time at City since joining last year," Dias told Manchester City's official website. 

Playing for City has exceeded all of my expectations, and it's an honor to be a part of such a fantastic team.

"Now I just want to try and play my part in helping us be successful this season and beyond."

Dias won the UEFA Champions League Defender of the Year award for 2020/21 and was recognised by the Football Writers' Association as its Player of the Year in his first season in English football.

He has featured in all three of City's Premier League matches this season, including Saturday's 5-0 victory over Arsenal.

Dias has featured in all three of Manchester City's Premier League games this season

City director of football Txiki Begiristain added: "Ruben's new deal is great news for our club.

"Now all I want to do is try to contribute to our success this season and beyond." 

In his first season in English football, Dias earned the UEFA Champions League Defender of the Year title for 2020/21 and was named Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association. 

He's started all three Premier League games for City this season, including Saturday's 5-0 win against Arsenal. 

Txiki Begiristain, Manchester City's director of football, said: "Ruben's new deal is excellent news for our club." Dias has appeared in all three of Manchester City's Premier League games this season.

"Ruben has already proven to be an important member of our squad despite joining us less than a year ago. 

"And the fact that we decided to recognize his influence with this new deal says everything about his talent and importance to the club. 

"He is everything you want as a center defense and so much more, and he will play a key role in our effort to deliver the club even more success in the coming years."

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