Ruben Dias delivered yet one more unbelievable efficiency for Man City as his facet reached their first ever Champions League remaining.
Throughout each legs, Dias has been imperious on the coronary heart of the defence alongside John Stones as they beat Paris Saint-Germain 4-1 on combination.
Kylian Mbappe was stored quiet within the first leg as he had no pictures on objective and Mauro Icardi within the second leg was nameless within the second.
He had some unbelievable stats together with three blocked pictures and three clearances.
Ruben Dias stats vs PSG
100% tackles received
90% move accuracy
41 complete touches
talkSPORT host and Man United fan Andy Goldstein even thinks he’s higher than Liverpool hero Virgil van Dijk.
“I assumed they have been completely sensible. As unhealthy as PSG have been, you may argue that Man City made them look unhealthy, City have been improbable,” Goldstein mentioned on the Sports activities Bar.
“Ruben Dias, my goodness what a defender he’s. Is he the perfect defender within the Premier League?
“I believe he’s. I believe he’s higher than Virgil van Dijk. I believe he’s improbable.”
He added: “This Ruben Dias is a rock. He’ll die for the badge.”
Former Charlton, Tottenham and Aston Villa striker Darren Bent even tweeted a hilarious photograph of Dias displaying simply how a lot of a wall the defender is.
The Portuguese defender was signed this summer time from Benfica in a £65million deal and it has arguably been the signing of the season.
He has shaped an excellent partnership with John Stones and within the 20 video games they’ve performed collectively they’ve stored 13 clear sheets and conceded simply eight objectives.
Former City winger Trevor Sinclair instructed talkSPORT: “On the remaining whistle you see John Stones leap up on Ruben Dias. There’s a actual partnership there.
“You speak in regards to the partnerships of John Terry and (Ricardo) Carvalho, Rio (Ferdinand) and (Nemanja) Vidic, I believe that is a kind of partnerships.
“He value Man City £65million and it’s not solely introduced a improbable participant and chief to the membership it has additionally revitalised one they already had.”