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West Ham make contact for Liverpool’s Nat Phillips

West Ham United have made contact with Liverpool over signing Nathaniel Phillips, and the centre-back might be completely excellent for David Moyes…

What’s the story?

Chatting with GIVEMESPORT, switch insider Dean Jones mentioned: “I believe that they’ve already touched base concerning the worth of that deal, and I believe that they should negotiate with Liverpool additional if that one’s going to have a breakthrough, however that’s nonetheless on the agenda.”

Moyes would love him

In a switch evaluation piece performed by The Athletic checked out some potential targets based mostly on how aerial presence is an enormous side of Moyes’ game-plan at each ends of the pitch.

Whereas Phillips himself wasn’t talked about, you solely have to take a look at the profile of the 6 foot 3 behemoth to see how the Hammers boss would certainly love him.

It was solely final 12 months after watching him shine towards RB Leipzig within the Champions League that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp raved about him, saying: “Oh my god. What a boy he’s, what participant he’s, what an evening it’s for him.

“That’s completely nice. The focus degree he exhibits now week in week out since he’s enjoying for us is totally unimaginable. Within the air he’s a monster and you could possibly see in the present day football-wise he’s not dangerous.”


What number of Premier League targets did West Ham United rating within the 2020/21 Premier League season?




As per Whoscored, Phillips gained a whopping 5.6 aerial duels per recreation within the Premier League final season as he was given extra game-time by Klopp to exchange the injured Virgil van Dijk – to place that into context, the Dutchman himself has won 3.6 per match within the top-flight this time period.

With that actual aerial presence, and Premier League expertise, the £17m-rated beast would certainly be a agency favorite of Moyes ought to he make the transfer.

In the meantime, West Ham are eyeing this “unplayable” winger…

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