Manchester Metropolis have confirmed the signing of Kalvin Phillips from Leeds, with the midfielder signing a six-year deal on the Etihad.
Phillips has signed a long-term cope with the Premier League champions after a price within the area of £45m-£50m was agreed for the England worldwide, who got here by means of the academy ranks at Leeds and made 234 appearances for his boyhood membership.
The 26-year-old has excelled since Leeds’ return to the Premier League, breaking into the England squad and enjoying a key position within the Three Lions’ run to the ultimate of Euro 2020 final summer time.
Sky Sports activities are reporting that Phillips turned down approaches from a number of different golf equipment, insisting Metropolis was the one facet he thought-about when deciding to go away Elland Street.
Phillips will put on the quantity 4 shirt and can add competitors in midfield following the exit of Fernandinho.
“I’m completely delighted to have joined Manchester Metropolis,” Phillips informed the membership’s official web site.
“Metropolis have once more proved to the most effective workforce within the nation with an incredible squad and a supervisor in Pep Guardiola who’s rightly thought-about to be the best on this planet.
“To have the ability to play below Pep and study from him and his teaching workers in addition to be a part of a such a incredible squad is a prospect that I’m extremely enthusiastic about.
“Metropolis are a world-class membership with world-class workers and amenities and it’s a dream come true to have joined the membership.
“Now I can’t wait to get began and to look to try to assist the workforce to go on and obtain extra success.”
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