Kalvin Phillips has insisted that he desires to remain at boyhood membership Leeds United and isn’t involved about switch hypothesis linking him with a transfer away.
The 26-year-old has missed a lot of the season by way of harm and Leeds have struggled in his absence, with the membership being pulled again right into a relegation dogfight.
90min reported earlier this week that this unsure standing within the prime flight has seen the Whites shelve contract talks with Phillips and Brazilian teammate Raphinha in the meanwhile, however the England worldwide has insisted he’s pleased at Elland Street.
“Undoubtedly, I’ve made what I wish to do clear,” Phillips mentioned to BBC Radio Leeds. “I’ve a made my intentions clear that I wish to be at Leeds.
“I will give attention to that till my contract ends.”
He added: “[Transfer speculation] is all the time been one thing I’ve not frightened about an excessive amount of. It is all the time been one thing I have been assured in sorting every time it wanted sorting.
“There’s all the time going to be noise when you’re an England worldwide and enjoying for one of many largest groups within the nation. I feel till the top of the season I will be pleased at Leeds and all the time might be.”
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Phillips is underneath contract for 2 extra years at Leeds however the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Newcastle and Aston Villa are all enthusiastic about his companies.
In the intervening time, Phillips and Leeds’ attentions return to the Premier League with the membership two factors above the relegation zone however having performed a recreation greater than 18th-placed Everton.
Leeds journey to Arsenal on Sunday earlier than taking over Chelsea and Brighton at Elland Street, whereas they face a troublesome journey to Brentford on the ultimate day of the season.