The next transfer window is set to see a series of ins and outs at the Etihad Stadium from various departments, with Fernandinho confirming last month that he would bid farewell to the Premier League champions at the end of the season.
With just over a year left on Ilkay Gundogan’s existing deal too, Manchester City could be looking to bolster their options in the middle of the park, as they have been in some quarters in recent months.
Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland is set to make a sensational move to east Manchester, with Julian Alvarez expected to arrive from River Plate at some point this summer after City confirmed the signing of the 22-year-old Argentine in January.
Following a crushing Champions League semi-final loss to Real Madrid this week, multiple sources close to the current Premier League leaders have reported that City are considering a squad revamp this summer, with the name of the Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong again. in the foreground.
However, according to a new report by Italian journalist Rudi GalettiLeeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips is on Manchester City’s shortlist of potential signing options ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.
A flurry of reports has recently seen Paul Pogba linked with a sensational move across town to Manchester City, although well-placed sources in England confirmed this week that the France international will not join the current league leaders when his contract at Old Trafford will expire in the summer.
AS Monaco’s Aurelien Tchouameni and West Ham’s Declan Rice are among other names who have been linked with a possible move to the North West of England this summer.
Scroll to continue
While Tchouameni could be seen as too young and perhaps a bit inexperienced for the Premier League, City are unlikely to reach the £150m valuation publicly set by West Ham boss David Moyes for Rice. , who is expected to leave the London stadium at the end of the campaign.
Phillips has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United this summer, but the prospect of challenging for the Premier League and Champions League and working under Pep Guardiola could tempt the Leeds-born star to head to the Etihad Stadium.