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Fulham to place transfer bid for Liverpool defender

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Premier League newcomers Fulham are interested to place a bid for Liverpool defender Nathaniel Phillips in the summer transfer window.

The newly-promoted side Fulham have set their sight on Nat Phillips to bolster the defence ahead of the new season. Phillips joined Liverpool back in 2016 from Blackburn Rovers but did not have a proper breakthrough for long till 2021.

With Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez left injured, Phillips made it into the first team at Anfield. . His solid defensive performances on the pitch helped the side finish in the top-four in the Premier League.

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However, after the arrival of Ibrahima Konate, the player seems to have lost his spot as a regular once again. He ended up joining Bournemouth on loan in January to help the side achieve promotion to the English top flight.

Fulham to make move for Liverpool defender

Now, with the transfer window on, the newly-promoted side is hoping secure the services of the defender for the next season. However, the club will have to rival Bournemouth for his signature who are equally interested to land him next season.

Manager Marco Silva is looking to add new players who could help the side rival clubs and avoid relegation.

Liverpool are anticipating a bid for over £10 million for the centre-back in order to facilitate his exit from Anfield. However, Fulham will face troubles from Bournemouth as the player understands the latter’s game play better.

Having spent time with Bournemouth on a loan stint, Phillips would find it relatively comfortable to ease into the side. However, if Fulham up their bid, the possibility of them being the frontrunners for the transfer will be high.

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