Pep Guardiola He couldn’t have been more clear when asked about kalvin phillips. The midfielder returned out of shape from the World Cup in Qatar and the coach of the Manchester City He decided that he would train outside the campus.
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”He is not injured, he arrived overweight. He is not in a condition to train and play,” he explained. guardiola when they asked him about the player’s absence.
Since Wednesday, the footballers who attended the World Cup reported to the club’s training sessions with the exception of Julian Alvarez. However, to Phillips they told him to train separately.
Besides, calvin neither entered the call for the meeting that the City disputed before him Liverpool in the Carabao Cup. Curiously, the other English internationals were on the bench.
despite the bad time, guardiola Trust the midfielder. “When he’s ready, he’ll play, because we need him, we need him badly.”
Injuries have slowed the progression of Phillips in it City and he has barely added 53 minutes so far this season. After being eliminated from the World Cup with England in the quarterfinals, the player had 10 days of vacation before rejoining his team.
From the leeds, calvin signed for the box guardiola last summer market in exchange for around 50 million euros. DT was asked if he was disappointed with his signing.
“It’s a private conversation with Kalvin,” he replied. Pepwhich prepares the game for next Wednesday precisely against the leeds for matchday 15 of the Premier League.