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Man City now want to permanently get rid of 28-year-old player this month .



This month, Manchester City intends to terminate the 28-year-old player permanently. It has been reported that Manchester City would rather transfer Kalvin Phillips permanently this month than loan him out.

It was alleged earlier today that West Ham United and the Manchester club were discussing the possibility of a transfer for the 28-year-old this month.However, since then, certain confidential information has emerged concerning City’s position on the midfielder’s possible departure from the club prior to the closure of the January transfer window.


City now intends to permanently transfer Phillips.A recent report from TEAMtalk indicates that City are interested in permanently selling Phillips, but are continuing to negotiate the possibility of him making a loan transfer to West Ham.


During the summer transfer window of 2022, the Manchester club acquired the Englishman from Leeds United for £45 million.Subsequent to his initial appearance, the midfielder has started a mere six of his total 31 appearances in all competitions.


Considering the limited playing time he has received at the Manchester club, their desire to release him is unsurprising.


The suggestion that the Citizens are considering a permanent transfer of Phillips indicates that they do not believe he has a future with the Etihad Stadium.


Indeed, a month ago, Pep Guardiola expressed a comparable sentiment when he conceded that the former Leeds star is difficult to envision for his ideal City squad.Moving forward, regardless of whether Phillips leaves the Manchester club this month on loan or permanently, it would be optimal for him to join a club where he would be a regular starter.


Should West Ham be receptive to securing the England international on a permanent basis, it would be intriguing to observe the type of transfer fee that City would consider sanctioning such a deal, and how near that fee would be to the initial £45 million they spent to acquire him.