MX23RW : Wednesday, July 28 20:18:16| >> :120:79555:79555:

Bayer Leverkusen 'keen on summer deal for Nat Phillips'

Leverkusen 'keen on summer deal for Nat Phillips'
© Reuters
Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips emerges as a transfer target for Bayer Leverkusen, according to a report.

Bayer Leverkusen have reportedly expressed an interest in signing Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips during this summer's transfer window.

The 24-year-old impressed for the Reds in the latter stages of last season but could struggle for action in 2021-22 due to the return of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez from injury.

Ibrahima Konate's arrival from RB Leipzig has also seemingly pushed Phillips further down the pecking order, and a number of Premier League clubs have been credited with an interest.

Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Newcastle United and West Ham United are all thought to be keen on the centre-back's signature in the current market.

However, according to Sky Sports News, Leverkusen are firmly in the hunt for the Englishman, who represented German outfit Stuttgart on loan during the 2019-20 campaign.

Phillips - contracted to Jurgen Klopp's side until June 2023 - scored once and registered one assist in 20 appearances for Liverpool during the 2020-21 season.

ID:456461:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect2572:

Click here for more stories about Nat Phillips

Click here for more stories about Liverpool

Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Liverpool's Nat Phillips celebrates scoring against Burnley in the Premier League on May 19, 2021
Read Next:
Brighton want Liverpool's Nat Phillips as Ben White replacement?
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States1011930
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia78520
Great BritainGreat Britain56516
Today's Olympic highlights header

Thursday's key events

· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

> Today's schedule in full
Todays Game Header Right

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!