Player who struggled after Leeds United exit now linked with Bayern Munich

Player who struggled after Leeds United exit now linked with Bayern Munich

Kalvin Phillips has not had the best of times since leaving Leeds United for Manchester City last summer, but the former Elland Road star could nowbe on the move to Bayern Munich.

Leeds United sold Kalvin Phillips to Manchester City in the summer of 2022.

According to Sky Sports, City paid Leeds an initial £42 million for the England international midfielder.

Phillips was hugely successful during his time at Elland Road.

The 27-year-old helped Leeds get promoted to the Premier League and then had a memorable debut season in the top flight of English football.

So, there was no surprise when City decided to sign Phillips last summer.

Former Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips struggled at Manchester City

However, Phillips really struggled at the Citizens last season.

Yes, City won the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League, but the former Leeds star could not really contribute much.

After all, the 27-year-old made one start and three substitute appearances in the FA Cup, three substitute appearances in the UEFA Champions League, and two starts and 10 substitute appearances in the Premier League.

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Bayern Munich now linked

But, it seems that German and European giants Bayern Munich are still interested in Phillips.

According to Bild journalist Christian Falk on Twitter, former Leeds star Phillips is on the radar of Bayern.

The Bavarian giants are looking at City midfielder Phillips as a possible alternative to Declan Rice.

According to The Athletic, Arsenal and City are keen on signing England international midfielder Rice from Premier League rivals West Ham United in the summer transfer window.

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