Phillips must still prove himself a good enough back up option to leave Rodri out. The best CDM in the league is a certain starter, surely? No doubts that Phillips will come good once completing the mandatory one year settling in period.
King Kev looking to be getting back to his best, with another big performance in a big game midweek, surely secured his start for Forest.
Stay with me here: Grealish coming into his form, and been brilliant since the World Cup. Allowing him freedom in midfield along side De Bruyne gives Gundo a well deserved rest ahead of the CL game midweek, and frees up space on the wing for…..