Rúben Dias becomes the fifth most expensive defense in history. Meet the top 10

In the list of the 10 most expensive defenses ever, there are two Portuguese both from Manchester City. Only Juventus FC and FC Bayern, with one player respectively, are present in this top, dominated by Premier League teams.

The Portuguese international, Rúben Dias, has long been coveted by the elite of European football. The elimination of SL Benfica from the Champions League anticipated an inevitable departure of the player who, thus, becomes the fifth most expensive defense ever. In the list of the 10 most expensive defenses in the world, the Premier league, unsurprisingly, dominates, with special emphasis on Manchester City which, in the defensive sector alone, has already spent 496 million euros since 2014/15, according to the “Transfermarkt” portal .

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