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Kalvin Phillips: Leeds United open contract talks with midfielder

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has caught the attention of several Premier League rivals with his impressive performances over the past year and the Whites are now in talks to renew the 25-year-old’s contract. Phillips has established himself as a key player for Marcelo Bielsa and Gareth Southgate. The 25-year-old produced outstanding displays for his country during the European Championships earlier on in the summer and he helped the Three Lions reach the finals of the competition. England v Croatia – UEFA EURO, EM, Europameisterschaft,Fussball 2020 – Group D – Wembley Stadium Croatia s Mateo Kovacic left and England s Kalvin Phillips battle for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2020 Group D match at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday June 13, 2021. Use subject to restrict...

Harvey Elliott shares a classy message on social media regarding Leeds player

Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott suffered a serious ankle injury against Leeds United at the weekend. The 18-year-old midfielder sustained the injury after a tackle from the Leeds defender Pascal Struijk. Elliott’s ankle was trapped under the defender’s foot during a challenge. The Belgian was heavily criticized on social media after the game but the Liverpool player has now taken to Instagram to defend the Leeds defender. Pascal Struijk sends apology to Harvey Elliott pic.twitter.com/3ZRtwc4sMj — LFC Fans Corner (@LFCFansCorner) September 12, 2021 Elliot shared a post claiming that his injury wasn’t the defender’s fault and he should not have been sent off either. The Liverpool player branded the injury as a freak incident. Harvey Elliott on Struijk’s challenge (via Instagram) pic.twit...

Report: Leeds are ready to make their fourth most expensive signing ever in January

Leeds could go back in for Cagliari ace Nahitan Nandez in January according to a report from Calcio Mercato. Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa chased the 25-year-old midfielder throughout the entirety of the summer transfer window (Calciomercato). Leeds ended up empty-handed, however. It was a strange one because Cagliari were allegedly demanding just £22 million for the Uruguayan. Leeds obviously didn’t think he was worth that amount. Bielsa allegedly could go back in for Nahitan Nandez in January – Copyright: xLiveMedia/EttorexGriffonix/xIPAx/xLiveMediax 0 Could the west Yorkshire outfit be ready to try again for Nandez though? It certainly seems that way. Leeds to go back in for Nahitan Nandez That’s according to Calcio Mercato who claims that Bielsa wants to bring his fellow South Americ...

‘Probably played his last game for us’ – Some Leeds fans react to 29-yr-old’s injury news

Leeds United were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool in the Premier League yesterday. Defender Diego Llorente had to be taken off with an injury and Phil Hay from the Athletic has revealed another injury blow for the Whites. Apparently, midfielder Adam Forshaw was not a part of the squad to face Liverpool because of a calf strain. The 29-year-old has struggled with injuries over the last three seasons and he has played just nine matches for Leeds across all competitions since the start of the 2019/20 season. Forshaw has had a torrid time at Elland Road since joining Leeds back in 2017 and it will be interesting to see if the Whites decide to move him on in the coming months. Some of the Leeds fans certainly feel that the player needs to be sold in the coming window. Forshaw has barely contributed sin...

‘Something else’: Some Liverpool fans blown away by £180k-a-week ace’s display vs Leeds

Liverpool fans raved about Trent Alexander-Arnold after his superb display against Leeds yesterday. The 22-year-old Liverpool ace now has 35 Premier League assists to his name, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo has managed and in 64 fewer games! Truly incredible numbers for a right-back. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp loves Trent and the Anfield faithful do as well. Liverpool ace Trent Alexander-Arnold in action against Leeds – Copyright: xClivexBrunskillx 59289289 TAA was on fire for the Reds yesterday afternoon at Elland Road. Liverpool ripped Leeds apart and won the game comfortably 3-0 in the end. The Merseyside outfit took the lead when Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock after 20 minutes, having been set up by Alexander-Arnold. The England international, who earns £180k-a-week at Anfield (Sp...

‘The boy can play’ – BBC pundit says Liverpool player is now showing ‘signs of his class’

Popular football pundit Garth Crooks has showered praise on Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara following his impressive performance against Leeds United. Liverpool won 3-0 against the Whites on Sunday in the Premier League at Elland Road and maintained their unbeaten run to the season. The Spaniard was drafted into the starting line-up in place of skipper Jordan Henderson and he impressed heavily. Crooks included him in BBC Team of the Week, saying he is now starting to show his class, having controlled the midfield against Leeds. The BBC pundit claims that he wasn’t “terribly convinced” when Thiago joined Liverpool last season from Bayern Munich. He came to Anfield with a big reputation, and it seems Crooks is impressed by him, as he claims — “the boy can play.” “I haven’t been terribl...

‘That will be his last game’ – Pundit makes a bold claim about 27-yr-old’s Leeds future

Former Premier League striker and popular pundit Gabriel Agbonlahor believes that Helder Costa has played his last game for Leeds United. The winger joined Valencia on a loan deal with an option to buy on deadline day and he is unlikely to have a long term future at the Yorkshire club regardless of what happens at Valencia. Agbonlahor said to Football Insider: “100 per cent. That will be his last game. Dan James has come in that adds to the wingers. “Helder Costa had his chance and didn’t perform. If they could have sold him, they would have. Hopefully, they will want to get rid of him next summer when the loan is done. “They’ve got Dan James in now so I’m sure they don’t think that Costa is coming back.” The Whites signed Daniel James on a permanent deal from Manchester Uni...

Predicted Liverpool XI: Klopp to make two changes; £200k-per-week star set to start

With the international break finally over, Liverpool will resume their Premier League focus with a trip to Elland Road to face Leeds United on Sunday. The Reds are unbeaten so far, managing two wins and a draw. The Whites are yet to register a win in the Premier League. Liverpool received a massive boost ahead of the game after the Brazilian federation waived a five-day ban on Premier League players who failed to report for international duty. Team News Alisson Becker and Fabinho are now fit to play on Sunday. However, Roberto Firmino, who picked up a hamstring injury against the Blues in the last match, is yet to recover fully and won’t take any part in the game. Takumi Minamino also picked up a knock during the international break while Neco Williams is also missing. James Milner has ret...

“She was definitely the reason why I would’ve never gone to Villa” – Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips

Kalvin Phillips came close to joining Aston Villa in the summer of 2019.  The Lions, who had secured promotion to the top-flight, were willing to give him a pay rise as well as Premier League football.  The Whites’ promotion campaign had ended after suffering defeat against Derby County in the play-offs semi-final, with Villa then beating the Rams in the final.  Despite the attractive offer, the 25-year-old decided to stay at Elland Road and went on to help his side to Premier League promotion in the following season.  In a recent interview to i, the hugely talented midfielder revealed the reason he stayed at Leeds United was his grandmother Val, who died from Covid-19 in February.  He said: “She was definitely the reason why I would’ve never gone to Villa. She did...

Bielsa says Leeds could unleash player who has the ability to ‘unbalance’ Liverpool

Leeds United will face Liverpool at Elland Road on Sunday in the Premier League. The Whites are yet to pick up a win from their opening three games, while the Reds are heading into this match on the back of a 1-1 draw against Chelsea before the international break. Ahead of the match, Marcelo Bielsa, the Leeds boss, has confirmed that the Wales winger, Daniel James is available for selection against the Reds. It is an open secret that Bielsa is a big fan of the 23-year-old winger and the Argentine previously tried to sign him at Leeds. The Whites finally managed to get his signature on the transfer deadline day from Manchester United. Bielsa has praised him heavily saying James has the quality to “unbalance” the opponent, and that he could be involved. He has got raw pace and can play on b...

Liverpool team news: Two players set to miss out vs Leeds, £140k-per-week star returns to training

Liverpool will travel to Elland Road to face Leeds United in the Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon. According to the club’s official website, the Reds will be without the Brazilian forward, Roberto Firmino, for this game. The Brazilian picked up a hamstring injury against Chelsea before the international break, and he hasn’t fully recovered as yet. However, Liverpool will be boosted by the news that Alisson Becker and Fabinho are now eligible to play at Elland Road. The duo has not represented their country in recent fixtures. Under Fifa rules, players not released for the recent South American World Cup qualifiers were to be suspended from playing for five days. However, the governing body confirmed their availability in a statement on Saturday morning, fol...

Report: 24-yr-old Leeds ace linked with Liverpool has been on their radar since 2016

Brazilian winger Raphinha has been outstanding for Leeds United since his move to the Premier League and the 24-year-old has caught the attention of Liverpool and Manchester United with his performances. According to a report from the Independent, Liverpool have been following the winger since 2016. During the Copa Sao Paulo that year, Raphinha caught the attention of Liverpool’s scouts and the Reds have been keeping tabs on him ever since. Apparently Manchester United are fans of the player as well. The Reds could definitely use someone like him to freshen up their front three and Raphinha has the potential to develop into a world-class footballer. The likes of Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have regressed over the past year and Jurgen Klopp needs to bring in fresh attacking talent. The B...