Rúben Dias, England footballer of the year

The Football Writers Association, made up of journalists and correspondents in the United Kingdom, has awarded the award for the best footballer in the Premier this year to Rúben Days. Portuguese has been a fundamental piece in the schemes of Guardiola, who has gained in strength since the former Benfica player arrived at City last summer: “It’s an honor. I’m very happy. I would not have been able to get this recognition without the team’s work, ”said the defender.

Rúben Days has been imposed on his partner in the vote De Bruyne already Kane. At 24 years old, he is the first defender to win this award since he won it in 1989. Steve Nicol, at that time Liverpool player: “Normally those who finish the plays take all the spotlight, but receiving this award is a great example that the work of this team starts from behind. We are like a family ”, assures the best guardian who has Guardiola.

The City spent last year more than 70 million euros for a center that now seems cheap. He has scored a goal in Premier and has collaborated to Ederson To date, there are fourteen games without fitting in, a remarkable fact in a league that the club already keeps in its showcases. His football affinity with Stones has made City an sometimes insurmountable team, the main difference with respect to the rest of its competitors for the league title.

Guardiola has his Puyol

Rúben Dias arrived in Manchester under the label of expensive. It was a risky bet for the amount of the operation. But time has shown that it was a great success: “It’s like Puyol. The amount of blocks he made in the semi-finals of the Champions League was impressive. Plus, you have great leadership qualities for being so young. It reminds me of Terry in that sense, “he explained Jamie carragher once the award to Rúben Days, differential factor of a City champion.