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Kalvin Phillips moves to WestHam on loan

Kalvin Phillips, a midfielder for Manchester City, has sealed a loan move to West Ham for the remainder of the season in a bid to enhance his prospects for the upcoming Euro 2024 tournament.

Despite limited appearances for Manchester City, Phillips has been a consistent selection for the England national team under Gareth Southgate. His loan move presents an opportunity to stake a claim for a starting role at the Euro 2024. West Ham will reportedly hold the option to make the deal permanent at the conclusion of the season.

Expressing his excitement for the move, Phillips acknowledged the longstanding speculation about his potential transfer to West Ham and conveyed his eagerness to contribute to the club’s ambitions for the remainder of the season.

West Ham is striving to secure qualification for the Champions League, whether through Premier League success or by winning the Europa League. The team currently occupies the sixth position in the Premier League standings, with fifth place potentially ensuring Champions League qualification if English teams perform well in European competitions. Additionally, as last season’s Europa Conference League winners, West Ham has reached the last 16 of the Europa League.

West Ham manager David Moyes expressed his delight in acquiring Phillips, emphasizing the player’s quality, Premier League experience, and international credentials. He highlighted how Phillips’ addition will bolster the squad and foster healthy competition within the team.