Manchester City’s Kalvin Phillips ’emerges as a shock target for Bayern Munich’ as German club have good relationship with midfielder’s agency
Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips has reportedly become a shock target for Bayern Munich.
According BILDthe German club has a close relationship with Phillips’ agency CAA Stellar.
Phillips joined City from Leeds for £42m last summer but his future at the Etihad Stadium is in doubt after a frustrating campaign.
Although City won the treble, Phillips only started two Premier League games, both after the title had already been secured.
With City looking to sign Declan Rice from West Ham, it’s possible Phillips could leave.
Bayern Munich reportedly interested in shock move for Manchester City’s Kalvin Phillips
Thomas Tuchel’s Bayern have a strong relationship with Phillips’ agency CAA Stellar
If Bayern are unable to sign Phillips, they could turn to PSV’s Ibrahim Sangare.
Phillips scored his first England goal this week in the beating of North Macedonia and will be keen to get more minutes at club level next season to keep his place in the national team setup.
Bayern have already signed Konrad Laimer on a free transfer from RB Leipzig, with Thomas Tuchel keen to further strengthen his squad.
West Ham are also reportedly interested in Phillips in a deal that would see Rice join City.
Bayern are interested in signing Rice themselves, but such a move seems unlikely at present, with City looking to beat Arsenal to the 24-year-old’s signature.
Ilkay Gundogan is expected to leave City to join Barcelona on a free transfer.
Phillips was given limited playing time in his first season with Pep Guardiola’s side