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Kalvin Phillips joins Manchester City on six-year deal





Manchester City are delighted to announce the signing of Kalvin Phillipson a six-year deal.

The 26-year-old joins from Leeds United, having made 235 appearances across eight seasons, scoring 14 goals.

In addition to widespread admiration for his domestic performances at Elland Road, the midfielder has also received plaudits for his impressive individual and collective contribution to the England squad.

He was a key component of the side that reached last summer’s European Championship finland also played an important role in helping guide the national side to this year’s World Cup finals.

Phillips said: “I am absolutely delighted to have joined Manchester City.

“City have again proved to be the best team in the country with an amazing squad and a manager in Pep Guardiola who is rightly considered to be the finest in the world.

“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.

“City are a world-class Club with world-class staff and facilities and it’s a dream come true to have joined the Club.

“Now I can’t wait to get started and to look to try and help the team to go on and achieve more success.” Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “We are absolutely delighted to be able to welcome Kalvin to Manchester City.

“He is a player that we have long admired, and at both domestic and international level, he has proved his fantastic ability and quality over the past few seasons.

“His reading of the game, alongside his passing ability, energy and drive make him a formidable talent and he is a player who has a fantastic will to win.


“We feel he will be a superb addition to our squad and that he will complement our game

perfectly.


“Everyone here is looking forward to watch Kalvin play and develop even further over the

next few years.”










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