West Ham United has confirmed the signing of England’s midfielder, Kalvin Phillips, on loan from Manchester City until the end of the season. West Ham made the official announcement on their website, indicating that Phillips had previously been a target for Italian giants, Juventus.
West Ham United expressed pleasure over the transfer deal in an official statement. “West Ham United is delighted to confirm the signing of English midfielder Kalvin Phillips on loan until the end of the 2023/24 season. The 28-year-old joins the Hammers from Manchester City and could make his Premier League debut in Thursday’s game with AFC Bournemouth at the London Stadium. With 31 England caps, Phillips started all the matches when the Three Lions reached the UEFA Euro 2020 final and featured in the FIFA World Cup 2022 finals stage. At club level, he guided his boyhood club, Leeds United, into the Premier League before moving to Manchester City in summer 2022 and winning the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup last year. With West Ham in contention for European qualification and in the round of 16 of the UEFA Europa League, and the UEFA Euro Championship final to aim for with England next summer, Phillips has extensive motivation to excel in the claret and blue shirt.”
In light of this major transition and the upcoming European fixtures, Phillips is expected to become an invaluable asset in the Hammers’ pursuit of European football.
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