Man City’s stance on Paul Pogba as Kalvin Phillips discusses future amid Man United interest
Here are your Manchester United evening headlines on Saturday, May 7.
Man City’s stance on Pogba
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is an option for Manchester City this summer as Pep Guardiola looks to strengthen his squad.
Speculation over Pogba’s United future continues to swirl and a recent report from the Daily Mail suggested the Frenchman could move to United’s cross-city rivals. MEN Sport understands Pogba is merely one possible central midfield target that Guardiola and City could pursue this summer.
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After coasting to their third Premier League title in four seasons, City were priced out of a move for England striker Harry Kane last summer, but they did manage to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa. His signature saw City break the nine-figure barrier to set a new British transfer record of £100million.
Read more on City’s stance here.
Kalvin Phillips discusses future amid Man United interest
Kalvin Phillips has confirmed he’s happy at Leeds and is confident he will renew his contract when the time is right.
MEN Sport revealed last month that Phillips is a target for United as they look to strengthen their central midfield department. Last week, MEN Sport reported that the Yorkshire club were confident of keeping hold of their star player, despite the ongoing speculation.
Leeds are hopeful United will not be able to meet their valuation of the midfielder. Phillips’ contract expires in 2024 and the Leeds man has now addressed the speculation surrounding his future at Elland Road.
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