It has been reported that Villa - who will play in the Premier League next season after clinching promotion from the Championship via the playoffs - are interested in signing Phillips and are preparing a £14 million bid for the central midfielder.
The report has claimed that Leeds consider the 23-year-old as their most valuable player along with Jack Clarke and will want at least £20 million before even considering selling him.
It has also been claimed that Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani will knows that the Elland Road faithful will be angry if the club sell Phillips, who can also operate as a central defender.
Leeds United stay
Phillips is one of the best players in the Championship, and the 23-year-old progressed well at Leeds this past season under head coach Marcelo Bielsa.
For the West Yorkshire outfit to challenge for automatic promotion to the Premier League, they need to keep hold of Phillips for the 2019-20 campaign.
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