June 09, 2011

Who are Phil Jones? Man United New Sign June 2011

Blackburn Rovers star Phil Jones is having a medical at United's training ground before signing a five-year contract for Manchester United ahead of a £16 million transfer to Old Trafford. Jones, who made his Premier League debut in March last year, played 28 times last season despite being hampered by injuries, and is part of England's European Under-21 Championship squad. Jones would face stiff competition for a first-team place at United from the likes of Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Jonny Evans and Chris Smalling.

Philip Anthony "Phil" Jones (born 21 February 1992) is an English footballer who plays for Premier League club Blackburn Rovers, as a defender.

Personal information
Full name Philip Anthony Jones
Date of birth 21 February 1992 (age 19)
Place of birth Preston, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Blackburn Rovers
Number 28
Youth career
2002–2009 Blackburn Rovers
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Blackburn Rovers 34 (0)
National team
2009–2010 England U19 4 (0)
2010– England U21 5 (0)