Manchester United player urged to leave club in January

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Former Premier League striker Kevin Phillips has urged Manchester United defender Phil Jones to leave the club in January.

Philips believes Jones will be an unbelievable signing for any Premier League club pushing for European qualification.

“Phil has come under criticism from all quarters over the years and what I liked about him is his attitude,” he told Football Insider.

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“He just gets on with it. He is what it is. At times he will make mistakes but at other times he will be unbelievable.

“For Phil, getting out of United would be the best for him. He needs to go and play somewhere where he feels wanted. Staying in the Premier League will be a priority for him. He could turn out to be a signing for someone that might help them stay in the Premier League or push for Europe.”