Kalvin Phillips

Manchester City Agree £45m Deal With Leeds For Kalvin Phillips

Still keen on strengthening its squad for the incoming 2022-23 Premier League season, Manchester City have agreed a £45m deal with Leeds for England midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

Manchester City will is expected to pay £42m for the 26-year-old with potential bonuses of £3 million.

The Premier League champions made Phillips their number one summer transfer target, with Fernandinho leaving this summer after nine years with the club.

Phillips was in the Leeds academy and has made 214 appearances for the side since his senior debut in 2015.

The midfielder is expected to provide back up for Rodri at City in the single defensive midfield position favoured by manager Pep Guardiola.

A key player for Leeds under former boss Marcelo Bielsa, Phillips has also shown his ability to operate higher up the pitch alongside Declan Rice for England.

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