Kalvin Phillips is desperate for a move away from Manchester City in January, and one club has offered him a way out - but only if certain requirements are met.
He has been linked with a move away to revive his stagnant career, with Pep Guardiola clearly not a fan of the midfielder. Manchester City are also willing to let him leave in the upcoming window, with multiple sides in Europe interested in the 28-year-old.
With Juventus in a dire financial situation right now, they're simply unable to afford signing Phillips on such high wages - especially when there's no guarantee that they'll get to keep him at the end of the loan spell.
The Serie A side are definitely in the market for a new midfielder as they challenge for another league title, with Max Allegri keen on adding some quality to his side ahead of a crucial run-in.
But Bayern Munich and Newcastle United are also interested in the England international, meaning it is unlikely that Manchester City would agree to such terms. While Juve aren't a rival this season, due to their lack of involvement in Europe, the treble winners would certainly prefer a permanent deal or at least another club paying a fair amount of Phillips' wages.
And though clubs often share the responsibilities of wages in a loan deal, it seems Juventus' request might end up scuppering any potential deal.
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