In the midst of Manchester City’s struggles, LEEDS UNITED SENT A MESSAGE REGARDING KALVIN PHILLIPS’ POSSIBLE RETURN.
According to Jason Cundy, Kalvin Phillips is having trouble at Manchester City and does not want to go back to Leeds United.
Less than 700 football games have been played by the 27-year-old since his departure from Leeds United to Manchester City under Pep Guardiola in 2022.
And, on Sunday, things went from bad to worse for Kalvin Phillips as he watched Bernardo Silva, Rico Lewis and John Stones used as the number six against Arsenal in the absence of the suspended Rodri.
Amid calls for the England midfielder to leave in January, a possible return to Leeds United was talked about, but Jason Cundy says he wouldn’t want to drop down to the Championship, as he told talkSPORT.
If the Whites were still a Premier League side, then a loan move back to where it all started would have been very wise for the Elland Road favourite.
But with Euro 2024 coming up, Kalvin Phillips can’t risk dropping down a division, even though Gareth Southgate picks players who hardly play.
Returning to Leeds of Kalvin Phillips?
“I don’t think he wants to go back there,” Cundy remarked. “He has the Euros coming up, which is why. He has now barely made it into the England team and is unable to play for Man City.
“I’m not sure that helps his cause if he goes down to the Championship,”
Phillips is fortunate to be a member of the England team as they play Australia and Italy next week. Southgate stuck with his decision to pick Phillips.
Despite James Ward-Prowse’s excellent play, the Three Lions manager has once again neglected the West Ham star.
Simple enough: Phillips was really fortunate to be chosen, and if his club position doesn’t get better, this obviously can’t go on.
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