27/11/2019

Kalvin Phillips: Leeds United midfielder signs new five-year deal


Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has recently also signed a fresh five-year contract.
Aston Villa were connected with Phillips although the 23-year-old has dedicated his potential to Leeds with a bargain that ties him to his club.
“Within the span of the summer transfer window, Phillips was subject to high profile interest from a number of Premier League sides, even together with the club rebuffing multiple offers in excess of #20m,” the club said in a statement.
“The club claimed throughout that Phillips wouldn’t be marketed, with the midfielder being key to strategies for the future, together with the immediate aim of procuring top flight football.
“As a club, we’re delighted that Kalvin shares the same vision and possible for Leeds United, which has been demonstrated by committing his long-term future to the Whites.”
Since breaking into the first team through the 2014-15 season phillips has made 148 appearances for United.
After producing 46 appearances in all competitions, the midfielder was appointed from the Sky Bet Championship staff of this season for its 2018-19 effort.
Phillips has featured in each match so far this season for Leeds, assisting Marcelo Bielsa’s side to third in the Championship table supporting Swansea City and Charlton.

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