Manchester United’s hopes of signing Kalvin Phillips have reportedly been given a boost as the Leeds star is set to switch agents in a bid to secure an Elland Road exit. United are desperate to sign a quality defensive midfielder in the summer and Phillips fits the bill.
Phillips still has two years left to run on his current Leeds deal, but the 26-year-old has a host of big-name suitors after his starring role in last summer’s European championships. The midfielder started all seven games for England during their historic run to the final.
And according to a new report from The Manchester Evening News, Phillips is preparing to switch agents in a bid to clinch a big-money move. However, Leeds are ‘hopeful’ of keeping hold of the midfielder for another year – despite the fact that talks over a new contract have stalled.
The Whites believe that clubs may be reluctant to meet their £60million asking price due to Phillips’ injury-hit campaign. But the midfielder’s stock is still high – even though he missed around three-and-a-half-months of the season with a hamstring injury.
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