Ruben Dias discloses secret to Man City's success as Pep Guardiola eyes historic treble

Logo The MirrorThe Mirror
2023-06-09 18:21:46  • 3 mins

Ruben Dias believes the key to Manchester Citys success is that Pep Guardiola and the Etihad hierarchy have assembled an unrivalled team of leaders.

The Portuguese defender is part of a five-man captaincy group at the club and was seen giving his team-mates a rousing talk at Wembley ahead of the FA Cup final against Manchester United.

And the 26-year-old centre-half says the number of leaders in their ranks is what helps make City special. Dias explained: Its an important part of my role as it is everyone elses in my team.

"Weve got five captains but all of us are kind of captains on our own and we can step up when the time is right. Its a special characteristic our team has.

"The main word goes out to the club because they were able to get together a group of players who were all leaders in the past, weve brought all those leaders together.

Continue read on

Manchester City have a go-to man in the dressing room if they ever want Pep Guardiola to grant them an extra day off. The Treble winners have made a dominant...
Logo Daily StarDaily Star
2023-09-21 13:08:52  • 1 min
Pep Guardiola grimaced and raised a hand over his eyes, his reaction - a mixture of bemusement and relief - captured on camera during Manchester City's 3-1...
Logo Sky SportsSky Sports
2023-09-21 11:44:00  • 1 min
1 Injuries the only threat for City? Fifteen points from the opening five Premier League games and a 3-1 win over Red Star Belgrade to start their Champions...
Logo The GuardianThe Guardian
2023-09-21 23:02:17  • 2 mins
Pep Guardiola refused to downplay the test that Nottingham Forest will provide Man City this weekend, invoking the club's storied history in Europe in the...
Logo Daily MailDaily Mail
2023-09-20 11:55:59  • 1 min
The injury list affecting Manchester City and manager Pep Guardiola, with Kevin De Bruyne among those absent.
Logo 90min90min
2023-09-21 12:35:03  • 1 min
Cancelo joined Barca after losing spot in City Says move is a risk Calls Guardiola's side 'best team in the world' WHAT HAPPENED? The 29-year-old Portuguese...
Joao Cancelo explains why joining Barcelona from Man City was a "risk" and why he was keen to do it.
Logo 90min90min
2023-09-21 14:40:15  • 1 min
The 2023-24 Champions League group stage is underway and Matchday 1 is wrapped up as Manchester City kick off their title defence, while Arsenal, Barcelona...
2023-09-21 08:12:37  • 1 min
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany has refused to comment on Manchester United 's problems today. The Clarets host United on Saturday, with the visitors having...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-21 12:58:35  • 1 min
Roma beat Sheriff 2-1 in Europa League Sanches limped off injured in first half Mourinho perplexed over his situation WHAT HAPPENED? Roma began this season's...
Logo GoalGoal
2023-09-21 22:09:34  • 1 min
Bruno Fernandes has called on his Manchester United team-mates to show more fighting spirit as they bid to end their start-of-season slump. The United...
Logo The MirrorThe Mirror
2023-09-21 07:03:00  • 2 mins
Kompany earned his first Premier League point in charge of Burnley with a draw at Nottingham Forest on Monday Top clubs like Manchester United are "always...
2023-09-21 01:00:00  • 1 min
Former Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given has sung the praises of Ederson. Given feels Ederson's passing game has been a key contributer to City's title...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-21 08:52:09  • 1 min
When Roman Abramovich paid 140m to buy Chelsea in the late spring of 2003, Manchester City had just played their last ever game at Maine Road. They lost 1-0...
Logo Daily MailDaily Mail
2023-09-21 17:02:28  • 2 mins
While Manchester City managed to come back from a half time deficit to defeat Red Star Belgrade 3-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday night, it was far from...
Logo MarcaMarca
2023-09-20 10:14:05  • 1 min
Liverpool U21 coach Barry Lewtas was happy with their EFL Trophy win against Morecambe this week. The Reds won 3-0 via goals from Mateusz Musialowski, Calum...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-21 08:48:17  • 1 min
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has opened up on his time at Manchester United and revealed that, in hindsight, the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo when he was still in...
Logo MarcaMarca
2023-09-21 11:31:16  • 1 min
Manchester United outcast Jadon Sancho looks as though he is finding ways to fill his time. The attacking midfielder is not in the plans of coach Erik ten...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-21 05:44:42  • 1 min
Premier League scouts will be present at the Jan Breydel stadium tonight. Scouts from Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United will be in attendance to see...
Logo TribalfootballTribalfootball
2023-09-21 12:48:51  • 1 min
Liverpool had another dance with danger on their Europa League return as it took second-half heroics to seal a 3-1 win away at LASK. For the fourth time in...
Logo Daily MailDaily Mail
2023-09-21 20:06:20  • 1 min