Kalvin Phillips lined up for shock transfer to Man City’s Premier League rivals after £45m flop move to champions


LIVERPOOL are reportedly considering a shock move for Manchester City outsider Kalvin Phillips after missing out on other targets.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to add depth to his midfield and it looks like he could be turning his attention to Phillips as the answer.

GettyLiverpool are reportedly considering a move for Kalvin Phillips[/caption]

GettyThe Reds are looking for options in midfield after missing out on Romeo Lavia to Chelsea[/caption]

AlamyThe Blues also snatched Moises Caicedo away from Liverpool after Klopp and co had a bid accepted by Brighton[/caption]

According to TalkSPORT, The Reds have put the former Leeds United midfielder on their radar.

It has been a tough window for Liverpool so far as they have missed out on two of their major targets.

Both Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia snubbed the Merseyside club in favour of a move to Chelsea.

And Klopp is looking light in midfield after the departures of Fabinho and Jordan Henderson to the Saudi Pro League.

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Phillips could offer defensive stability into a Liverpool team that have conceded seven goals in their last four Premier League games.

The England international swapped Elland Road for the Etihad Stadium last season, but has struggled for game time under Pep Guardiola.

He made just two Premier League starts for the treble winners last season despite being signed for a whopping £50million.

Klopp has already added three new faces to his midfield this summer with the arrivals of Endo Wataru, Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai.


Liverpool had previously looked at signing Phillips last summer before he was persuaded by Guardiola to head for Manchester.

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The Anfield outfit may need reinforcements quickly too with Alexis Mac Allister currently set to miss the next three games after his red card against Bournemouth.

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