It is reported that “Manchester City” has intensified the search for “Leeds United” star Calvin Phillips.
This was officially announced by Premier League champions Pep Guardiola Arrival of striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund this week.
Now The Times says he paid attention to the services of the midfielder.
The 26-year-old is currently serving international duties but will go on summer vacation after today’s League of Nations match with Hungary.
As reported by Sun Sport last week, The city will be officially approach Leeds as soon as Phillips finishes his service in England.
However, this recent report confirms this as they prepare to get in touch with Elland Road executives.
Guardiola’s boss is looking for a replacement for veteran Fernandinho after the Brazilian left after nine years at the Etihad.
Guardiola and City sporting director Tiki Begiristein believe he would be “perfect” for them, and have scouts sent him several times to watch him.
Manchester United also want to get an ace, but Phillips allegedly told his loved ones that he could not move to Old Trafford because of the fierce rivalry between them and his youth club Leeds.
West Ham have also made a record £ 50 million bet for the club. Leeds United‘s Phillips rejected in the January window, and they were going to try again this summer.
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Astan Villa another team that admires Phillips.
Steven Gerrard had his own bid for Yorkshire Pearl hit back during the winter window.
But it seems that City are stealing the march on all their rivals as they seek to quickly secure their second signing in the summer.