Hay suggested on Twitter earlier this week that Leeds would not be signing Milner this summer.
And the Mail backed these claims up last night, suggesting that Leeds just cannot finance a deal for the 33-year-old.
Milner’s contract at Liverpool is set to expire and Leeds had made plans to make him one of their first signings had they earned promotion this season.
However, their defeat in the play offs means that Leeds are now looking at alternative targets.
And Leeds fans are gutted that Milner won’t be heading back to Elland Road.
You’ve just broke my heart— thomas banks (@ThomasBanks1985) May 29, 2019
Jesus Phil. Let us down gently. Know it was never going to happen but Christ— Ashleigh (@ashlaurenn_) May 29, 2019
Phil ‘crusher of dreams’ Hay— Rich Denby (@RUSTYBLACKHEART) May 30, 2019
it's feasible for those who are rewarded for failure having been relegated from the PL....the rules aren't fair— Richard Seddon (@00Seddon1965) May 30, 2019
Not about money, he could win the Premier League next season, would be his biggest achievement, and before his career peters out. I fear if Leeds go up next year then Milner will never come back. Shame— JD (@MrJD83JohnDay) May 29, 2019
Milner is actually expected to sign a contract extension at Liverpool, and there may be more hope of the midfielder making an emotional return next season, if Leeds can finally make it back to the Premier League.
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