The Ufabet reports that Manchester United and Chelsea are in contention for 16-year-old Blackburn Rovers defender Ashley Phillips. Of “Rose Fire” in the Premier League Two this season and received praise as the heart of the defensive line.
The England youth cap is under contract so it will cost a fortune to get him.
Phillips is rated the best discovery at Rovers for years and a genuine top-level prospect at club and country level.
The 192cm youngster has scored two goals in eight appearances for Blackburn’s U23s. Including one from their 6-0 thrashing of Brighton on Friday. By this football player plays the captain of the team in the match as well.
Recently, it was reported that “Red Devils” and “Sing the Blues” were all sending scouts to look at the form of this football on a regular basis. He has the opportunity to serve the “Little Lions” U17 level 3 matches
, but both clubs may have to spend large sums. If hoping to grab Phillips to join the army, reports indicate that manager Tony Mowbray assesses this youngster very high.
Phillips was also a substitute in Blackburn’s 3-2 FA Cup defeat to Wigan last month. But did not get the opportunity to enter the field in any way.