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Man Utd switch sights to Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips

Manchester United are readying a bid for Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

The Daily Star says United have been linked with Declan Rice over the past 12 months but they have now switched their attention to his England midfield partner.

West Ham's £90m valuation of Rice is believed to be a factor while manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is also said to be a big fan of Phillips.

Old Trafford chiefs do not think Rice is worth what would be a club record signing and are now prepared to look elsewhere when it comes to filling the position.

Phillips is said to have been identified as a prime target, with Solskjaer keen to bring in a new defensive midfielder next summer following criticism of Fred, Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay this season.


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