The Italian giant is interested in the transfer of midfielder Kalvin Phillips


Juventus need to strengthen their midfield in the January transfer window and one player they are monitoring closely is Manchester City’s Calvin Phillips.


The Whites’ midfield has been severely weakened in recent weeks as a result of off-field problems, with Paul Pogba at risk of a lengthy ban after a failed doping test and Nicolo Fagioli handed a seven-month ban for his role in the betting scandal putting

Juventus’ main target in January is Tottenham’s Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who has hardly featured this season under new Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou.

The London club want €30 million for the 28-year-old, but the Bianconeri’s mediators are working on trying to set up a loan deal with an option to buy.

According to’s Daniele Longo, Juventus are also keeping a close eye on Phillips, who is expected to leave City in the upcoming transfer window.

The preferred formula for a deal would again be a loan with an option to buy, as Juventus do not intend to spend in January.

The Englishman is not part of Pep Guardiola’s star-studded squad, seeing just 167 minutes of action this season and is likely to leave in January to find more regular game time ahead of next summer’s Euro 2024.