Leeds United players believe a teammate is Champions League material
Athletic have reported that Leeds United players believe Kalvin Phillips is good enough to play in the Champions League.
What is the story?
It has been reported that Leeds are planning to hand Phillips a new contract.
The England international midfielder himself is keen to extend his stay at Leeds.
The 25-year-old has been linked with a number of clubs.
Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all reportedly keen to secure Phillips’ services.
Athletic have reported that there are players at Leeds who are gushing over Phillips’ development.
The report added that Leeds players believe the 25-year-old is good enough to play in the Champions League.
Champions League with Leeds United?
Leeds have already played in the Champions League.
Now no one is going to predict Leeds will play in Europe’s premier club competition any time soon, but stranger things have happened in football.
Didn’t Leicester City win the Premier League title just a few years ago?
Okay, Leeds won’t end up in the Champions League spots this season, but who knows, what will happen in the years to come.
Maybe Phillips could feature in the Champions League with his beloved Leeds in two or three years.
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