Manchester City Seal Swoop For Leeds United Midfielder Kalvin Phillips

Manchester City Seal Swoop For Leeds United Midfielder Kalvin Phillips

Manchester City have signed Leeds midfielder Calvin Phillips for a 45 million (53 53 million) deal, the Premier League champions confirmed on Monday. City agreed to an initial fee of £ 42 million for England International, with an additional £ 3 million added to the potential bonus. Phillips, who has a six-year contract with Pep Guardiola, said: “I am very happy to be joining Manchester City.

Guardiola has selected Phillips to bolster his midfield following the departure of the long-serving Brazilian. Fernandinho At the end of last season.

City negotiated an agreement in principle to sign Philips in June and the transfer has now been formally completed.

Phillips, who has been in the youth ranks in Leeds, moved to Etihad Stadium after making 235 appearances for his hometown club in the last eight seasons.

“City have once again proved to be the best team in the country, with a great squad and Pep Guardiola’s managers who are rightly considered the best team in the world,” Phillips said.

“Being able to play under Pep and learning from him and his coaching staff as well as being part of such a great squad is a possibility that I am incredibly excited about.

“The city is a world-class club with world-class staff and facilities, and joining the club is a dream come true.”

Borussia Dortmund striker Earling Holland and Armenian Bailfield goalkeeper Stephen Ortega have signed for Phillips. Moreno.

The 26-year-old came to Leeds through Youth Rank and played a key role in promoting him back in the Premier League two years ago.

He established himself as England’s international, competing in the final of the European Championships last year.

Following the blockbuster blow to Haaland, City have once again signaled their commitment to retain the Premier League title with Phillips Dale.

Phillips arrived on the day City sold the Brazilian striker. Gabriel Jesus at Arsenal, with City Forward Rahim Sterling It is also linked to a move to Chelsea.

“We are delighted to be able to welcome Cologne to Manchester City,” said City Director of Football, Tuxi Beigerstein.

“He is a player we have long admired, and domestically and internationally, he has proven his great ability and quality over the last few seasons.


“We think he will be a great addition to our squad and he will complete our game perfectly.”

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