Manchester United fans mock Kalvin Phillips with explicit chant during warm-up, but Manchester City supporter delivers clever comeback

Introduction to this article:

The article discusses an incident in which Manchester United fans trolled Kalvin Phillips for his weight as he warmed up. Phillips, who is on loan at West Ham from Manchester City, saw the funny side of it and responded in a light-hearted manner. This incident took place during a match between West Ham and Manchester United, with the Red Devils emerging as comfortable winners.

Kalvin Phillips responds to trolling

Phillips reacted to the mocking by lifting his bib to show off his chest, displaying a smile on his face. This response amused the supporters who were present in the stands at the time.

History of such treatment at Old Trafford

This was not the first time that Phillips was subject to such treatment at Old Trafford. Fans had previously sung the same song when Phillips visited with Manchester City in January 2023. This incident was preceded by Pep Guardiola dropping Phillips from the squad due to his weight issues.

Pep Guardiola’s comments

Pep Guardiola had previously stated that Phillips was overweight and was not in a condition to train or play, leading to his exclusion from the squad. Guardiola mentioned that when Phillips is ready, he will play, indicating the importance of the player to the team.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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