Brown played the second half of Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Bohemians on Wednesday, alongside another one-time Leeds man, Lewis Baker.
And the winger posted the following on Instagram afterwards, leading to an interaction with Phillips, the current Whites midfielder.
Former Leeds teammates Kalvin Phillips and Izzy Brown exchange tweets after latter player appears in Chelsea friendly pic.twitter.com/F1s1kOChii— Footballer Instagram Stories (@BallerStories) July 11, 2019
Brown's 45 minutes of football were more than he managed throughout his entire Leeds spell, in which he struggled with injury, although, meaningless friendly or not, some Chelsea fans were less than impressed with his showing.
Izzy Brown’s football IQ is rock bottom— (@Mac10Dro) July 10, 2019
Izzy Brown what ya doing youth ya blowing it— riz (@rizrisden) July 10, 2019
Izzy Brown man— Harvey Specter (@DZKurtisss) July 10, 2019
Izzy Brown piss poor. Worst player on the pitch for us second half.— King Didier (@TheKingOfMunich) July 10, 2019
Nah if this Izzy brown dawg starts another game for this club while I am alive pic.twitter.com/YZo0a8zIGT— RichardFC (@TheChelsLad) July 10, 2019
Another loan spell, or perhaps even a permanent move, now looks likely for Brown, who still has two years left on his Chelsea contract.
But Leeds are not expected to renew their interest, having already added Helder Costa of Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 22-year-old's position.
What next for the Chelsea winger?
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