Leeds fans react to Kalvin Phillips making Aussie trip

Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United is given a red card by referee Darren England, after his challenge on Adlene Guedioura of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between...

Kalvin Phillips is currently in Australia with Leeds United.

Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United and Matt Phillips of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United at The Hawthorns on November...

Leeds United fans on Twitter are excited about seeing Kalvin Phillips included in the squad that travelled to Australia.

The Thorp Arch product is heavily linked with a move away from Elland Road this summer.

Aston Villa are strongly rumoured to be interested in signing him, while The Mirror reported this week that Tottenham Hotspur have also joined the race.

Alarm bells would have sounded if the 23-year-old was left in the UK, but he's included in Marcelo Bielsa's squad for the pre-season tour and Leeds fans are delighted.

 

It doesn't necessarily indicate that Phillips is definitely staying in West Yorkshire, but it is a good sign.

Bielsa doesn't mess around and if he suspected that the midfielder's head had been turned then perhaps the Argentine would have left him back at Leeds, but the fact that he's there is certainly a good sign.

Bielsa's side take on Western Sydney Wanderers and Manchester United down under.

MIDDLESBROUGH, UK 9TH FEBRUARY. Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United scores his team's first goal to make it 1-1 in the 102nd minute during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough...

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