Unique: Tremendous-agent names membership closest to signing Leeds star Kalvin Phillips - Football Roof

Unique: Tremendous-agent names membership closest to signing Leeds star Kalvin Phillips

Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips has been closely linked with a transfer away from the membership this summer time.

After Leeds endured a troublesome season, narrowly avoiding relegation on the ultimate day of the season, a few of their key gamers might be contemplating transferring on this summer time.

Phillips might be a type of trying to go away the membership, and the England worldwide is reportedly near sealing a switch.

“Leeds United have to promote – that a lot is apparent. Offloading Raphinha is perhaps sufficient, however Kalvin Phillips is a powerful candidate to go too. He’s near becoming a member of Manchester Metropolis, I hear,” mentioned super-agent Rob Segal, talking solely to CaughtOffside.

Phillips has established himself as a key determine within the England facet, and there’s little doubt he might be eager to progress his profession and hopefully play within the Champions League. The 26-year-old got here by the Leeds academy and has proven a good quantity of loyalty to his boyhood membership, however now might be the time for him to maneuver on.

Kalvin Phillips may go away Leeds United this summer time.

“They see him as a long-term substitute for Fernandinho and he’s a participant they actually like and he has positively come on leaps and bounds within the final two years,” added Segal.

Fernandinho has determined to maneuver on from Manchester Metropolis after 9 profitable years on the membership, and Phillips seems to be Pep Guardiola’s very best substitute. Nonetheless, the Brazilian midfielder has struggled for normal minutes in the previous few years resulting from Rodri’s distinctive kind.

Phillips might battle to switch Rodri within the workforce frequently, however with the introduction of 5 subs within the Premier League subsequent season, there’s an elevated probability of squad rotation, one thing Guardiola is vocally a fan of.