Embarrassing Manchester City gaffe hints $112m Ruben Dias was their second choice

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be crossing his fingers and his toes that Ruben Dias really is the right man to fix his leaky defence after his side conceded five goals to Leicester City — especially if he was just their second choice.
An embarrassing gaffe on Manchester City's website suggests Guardiola's first choice recruit at the back was Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly.

City was heavily linked with Koulibaly through much of the transfer window before recruiting Dias from Benfica for 68 million euros (£62 million, $A112m) plus an extra 3.6 million euros ($A6m) in potential bonuses, with Nicolas Otamendi heading in the opposite direction for 15 million euros ($A25m).

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