Pep Guardiola wants to sign a huge check for Kalvin Phillips

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Another failure. Even if Pep Guardiola’s troops have all the cards in hand to win the Premier League, which is already a great performance, especially given the level of Liverpool, it’s hard to forget this new elimination in the Champions League, in the semi-finals against Real Madrid. The Citizens will therefore have to wait another year before finally hoping to win this long-awaited European Holy Grail.

And one thing is certain, the management of the Mancunian club is doing everything possible to ensure that next season is the right one. After enlisting Julian Alvarez, perhaps the best attacking player playing on the South American continent currently, the Premier League leader has struck a new blow by recruiting Erling Haaland, who no longer needs an introduction. So next season’s squad looks even better than this season’s, and other names are starting to come out, like Brighton’s Marc Cucurella.

A relatively affordable option

That’s not all. According to information from Mirror, Pep Guardiola intends to strengthen his midfield, especially with the official departure of Fernandinho and the future of a player like İlkay Gündoğan which seems unclear at the time of this writing. The Catalan wants to recruit Kalvin Phillips, the English international midfielder from Leeds United.

A relegation of the team would logically help to lower the price, which is estimated at 60 million euros, and Phillips is considered a realistic option, unlike Declan Rice for example whose transfer price could exceed 100 million euros. euros. One thing is certain, at least according to the media, Phillips has already failed Manchester United, which paves the way for the Skyblues…

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