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Ruben Dias relishing with Man City centre-back competition

Manchester City center half Ruben Dias has no qualms about the competition for places at the club.

Dias is among a number of top quality center backs at manager Pep Guardiola's disposal.

He is fighting for a starting spot with the likes of Aymeric Laporte, John Stones, and Dutchman Nathan Ake.

City have the best defensive record in the Premier League so far this season.

"I think you can only take positives from that competition. Competition makes you reach higher, makes you better and makes you want to be the best," Dias told the club website.

"It is only healthy to have it and healthier than not having it.

"I believe everyone has their own ambitions and that is the most important part, because whenever you might be in a certain place, it just keeps you grounded and awake.

"To have competition, it is good to have quality around you and we have a lot. That is one of the biggest reasons why our team is so successful."

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