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Kalvin Phillips to Get a Premier League Lifeline?



Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips is reportedly drawing interest from another Premier League club.

Phillips joined Manchester City in a £42 million transfer, aiming to become a key player under Pep Guardiola. However, his career at the Etihad has not gone as planned, with only six starts in all competitions.

Struggles and Loan Spell

Phillips has made 25 appearances from the bench, and his future at City looks bleak. His loan spell at West Ham United in the latter half of the 2023-24 season was disappointing, with only three starts and seven substitute appearances. As a result, Phillips lost his place in the England squad and needed regular first-team football to regain his position.

Interest from Another Premier League Club

City initially valued Phillips at around £40 million, but it seems unlikely they will recoup that amount. A second loan move appears imminent, and Everton is reportedly considering making formal contact about a loan deal.

Despite an eight-point deduction last season, Everton finished 15th in the Premier League.

The club’s uncertain ownership situation and financial regulations will influence their transfer strategy. From City’s perspective, they need Phillips to play regularly to maintain his market value.

Potential Fit at Everton

A move to Goodison Park could be beneficial for Phillips. Everton needs midfield reinforcement, especially with Andre Gomes leaving and potential offers for Amadou Onana to bolster their finances.


Phillips would benefit from staying in the North and avoiding the demands of European football, which could help him stay fit and regain form.

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