New Manchester City signing Kalvin Phillips has claimed he rejected the chance to join Manchester United this summer due to his loyalty to Leeds United.
However, the England International player the main reason he didn’t join Manchester United
He explained it was hard for Leeds players to join Manchester United, the chance was 0%
Admits his family are all Leeds United fans and his loyalty to Leeds United played a role in why he reject Manchester United
But insisted he is honored by Manchester United’s interest to sign him this summer transfer
“Going to United?” he smirked as he spoke to Mail+.
“There was never any chance of me going there. You know my loyalty to Leeds. My family is all Leeds fans.
“I was honored by United wanting me, one of the biggest teams in the world but
“no, I had to stay loyal to Leeds and go to the other side of Manchester.
“It’s just the way I am. I want to be loyal to the people who have given me the biggest opportunity in the world.”
Phillips joined Manchester City for an initial £42million after rejecting the chance to join Manchester United.