West Ham are in talks with Manchester City to loan England midfielder Kalvin Phillips to the team. The 28-year-old has started just two games for Pep Guardiola’s side and has made just 31 appearances for City since joining from Leeds United for a fee of 40 Millions of pounds in 2022.
West Ham are one of several teams interest in signing the striker, who is at risk of losing his place in the England squad ahead of this summer’s Euros.
West Ham has begun discussions with the Premier League champions about loaning him this month.
The source goes on to say that City are looking at a £7m loan fee as well as an obligation to buy the former Leeds star at the end of the season.
David Moyes has admired the striker for some time. They failed in their attempt to lure him from Elland Road in January 2022. Report by ยูฟ่าเบท
The Hammers manager didn’t have much to say when asked about Phillips during his press conference ahead of the weekend’s game against Sheffield United, telling reporters: “It is wrong to talk about players of other clubs.”
Moyes is eager to strengthen a squad that has been weaken by a succession of injuries.
Lucas Paqueta and Michail Antonio are both out for an extended period, while Moyes said Mexico midfielder Edson Alvarez had missed Tuesday’s FA Cup defeat at Championship side Bristol City with a calf problem.
Earlier this week, Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson also confirm they would be interest in Phillips if they could make the deal work financially.
Phillips has previously been link with a move to Newcastle, while Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has made it clear he is a big fan of the England midfielder.