Premier League: Guardiola ‘fires’ Calvin Phillips due to weight gain

“He’s not injured, he’s overweight. He did not reach the condition of training and playing.” Guardiola could not be clearer When explaining the reasons Calvin Phillips He practices apart from his peers. He’s back in shape from the World Cup in Qatarthe appointment he attended with England.

Arrived overweight did not hurt. He did not reach the condition of training and playing


The English and Portuguese footballers who played in the World Cup returned to work with Manchester city This Wednesday, however Phillips was told not to train with his teammates.

In addition, Calvin didn’t get on the call either About the match that Pep’s men played against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup, oddly enough, other English players were on the bench.

Despite the bad moment, Guardiola trusts Phillips. “When he’s ready, play, because we need him, we need him the most.”reassured the City coach.

When he’s ready, play, because we need him.


burdened with injuries

Injuries slow Calvin’s progress on the team citizen He was hardly able to dispute 53 minutes So far this season with City. After being eliminated from the World Cup with England in the quarter-finals against France, Phillips took ten days off before returning to his team.

It’s a private conversation with him.


The player arrived at City, Coming from Leeds, last summer For around €50m, Pep was quizzed on whether he was disappointed with his signing: It’s a private conversation with Calvin.. We’ll have to see if next Wednesday is in the return of the Premier League after the World Cup, Calvin is on the pep team roster to measure himself accurately against his former teamto Leeds.

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