Liverpool eye a move for fringe Manchester City treble winning midfielder

Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City (Photo by Richard Sellers/Allstar/Getty Images)
Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City (Photo by Richard Sellers/Allstar/Getty Images) /

Liverpool have seriously increased their presence in the transfer window this summer. I mean this as no disrespect to Jurgen Klopp, but in transfer windows gone by he was not seen as a threat to any club.

This is because the board didn’t pump any money into the club as they were run on a self-sustained basis. This method worked for some time, and certainly looked good on the balance sheets. However, as time has progressed, the board have come to terms with its flaws.

One of the main flaws to Liverpool’s transfer strategies is that they have let their midfield sink completely. Having invested in the wrong players in this position, it has become an area of concern to Klopp. To be fair, Klopp has done well with his resources, signing Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai for cheap and converting Trent Alexander Arnold to a midfielder.

But, the problem remains the depth in midfielder. The severe lack of depth could seriously hurt Klopp next season, particularly with Jordan Henderson and Fabinho linked with a move to Saudi.

Liverpool eye a move for Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City

According to The Mirror, Liverpool are eyeing a move for Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City. The England international is subject to a move away this summer, despite Pep’s desire to keep him. Truth be told, Phillips is wasting away at the Etihad Stadium since he struggles to get game time, a move away is best for him.

Klopp sees great potential in having Phillips within his system. The former Leeds United star is great at getting forward and helping with the tasks, while helping with the nitty-gritty physical chores in midfield. In many ways, he is the ideal box-to-box midfielder, a midfielder which Klopp has utilised both at Liverpool and Dortmund.

Do you think Liverpool will sign Kalvin Phillips from Manchester City?