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Kalvin Phillips ‘has offered himself’ to major European club as Man City flop looks for dream move

By Vaseline May30,2024

Kalvin Phillips 'has offered himself' to major European club as Man City flop looks for dream move

Kalvin Phillips was loaned to West Ham United for the second half of the 23/24 season.

Kalvin Phillips has reportedly offered himself to a major European club ahead of the summer transfer window.

In the summer of 2022, Phillips moved to the Etihad Stadium from Leeds United in a deal worth a reported fee of £42 million.

However, the Englishman has failed to impress so far as he struggles to adapt to Pep Guardiola’s demands.

In January, the 28-year-old was loaned out to West Ham United but again struggled.

Phillips ultimately played just ten games for the Hammers and was shown a red card against Nottingham Forest after two bookable offences.

Looking ahead to the summer transfer window, it is claimed that Phillips has offered himself to Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona.

According to Spanish news outlet SPORT, the City star is said to have offered himself to the Catalan club, the report citing anonymous sources.

SPORTbible has reached out to Kalvin Phillips’ representatives for comment.

Barcelona are entering a new era after legend Xavi Hernandez was replaced by Hansi Flick as the club’s new boss.

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A club statement read: “FC Barcelona and Hansi Flick have reached an agreement for the German to become football coach of the men’s first team until June 30, 2026. The new coach signed a contract at the club’s office, accompanied by FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta; first vice president in charge of the sports area, Rafa Yuste and sporting director of the club, Anderson Luís de Souza, Deco.

“By appointing Hansi Flick as coach, FC Barcelona has chosen a man known for the demanding, intense and daring playing style of his teams, which has brought him great success at club and international level, winning virtually everything there is to be won. in the football world.”

After signing for the club, Flick said: “It is a great honor and a dream for me to sign my contract here. We have won a number of titles with Bayern Munich and my hunger for titles is very high.

“I would like to continue on this path with Barcelona and I think we can achieve a lot together and this is important.”

The former Bayern Munich and Germany manager added: “The philosophy they have is similar to mine: lots of ball possession and really attacking football and those other things I like.”

Featured image credits: Getty

Topics: Manchester City, Kalvin Phillips, Barcelona, ​​football

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