(ANSA-AFP) – LONDON, 04 JUL – After confirming the departure of striker Gabriel Jesus for Arsenal, Manchester City announced the arrival of Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips for a sum that, according to the media, it could reach 50 million pounds (58 million euros).
“Manchester City are delighted to announce the arrival of Kalvin Phillips on a six-year contract,” the Citizens said in a statement. Defensive midfielder – he was the player who regained the most balls in the Premier League last season – Phillips (26) will have the difficult task of replacing the Brazilian Fernandinho who left the club at the end of his contract, after having won 9 trophies. as many seasons at the club.
In eight seasons in Leeds, where he was born, Phillips played 235 games with the Peacocks, also becoming a fixture of the English selection during Euro-2021 and in World Cup qualifiers-2022. (ANSA-AFP).