Man City sign Phillips from Leeds


MANCHESTER – July 05 (ONLINE) English Premier League (EPL) Club Manchester City have signed Leeds United’s midfielder Kalvin Phillips for £45m, a report from BBC revealed.

The deal will last for six year between the midfielder and the PL Champions, BBC reported, adding that the move is Pep Guardiola’s third signing this summer.
“I am absolutely delighted to have joined Manchester City. City have again proved to be the best team in the country,” Phillips was quoted as saying by BBC.

Phillips, who made 235 appearances over eight seasons at Elland Road, still had two years left on his Leeds deal.

He said City have “an amazing squad and a manager in Pep Guardiola who is rightly considered to be the finest in the world”.

He added: “To be able to play under Pep and learn from him and his coaching staff as well as be part of such a fantastic squad is a prospect that I am incredibly excited about.”