Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Kalvin Phillips signing reported Leeds United contract

Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips applauds the fans after the match during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on August 10, 2019 in Leeds,...

Aston Villa and Leeds United both reached the Championship play-offs last season.

Mike van der Hoorn of Swansea City (R) is fouled by Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Swansea City at Elland Road on August 31,...

Aston Villa supporters on Twitter have offered their thoughts after reports suggested that Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips is set to sign a new contract with the club. 

The Telegraph claims that Phillips has agreed to a new long-term deal with the Championship side after Premier League side Aston Villa expressed interest in his services during the summer transfer window. 

 

But it seems as though Leeds have won that fight and Phillips is set to stay at Elland Road where he will be hoping to help his boyhood club earn promotion to the Premier League.

Some Villa fans have wished Phillips good luck and drawn comparisons with Jack Grealish, who was attracting interest last summer before he stayed on, penned a new deal and helped Villa earn promotion. 

Nonetheless, amid all that interest in Phillips, Villa ended up securing the signatures of Marvelous Nakamba and Douglas Luiz - the latter has started Villa's past three Premier League games. 

Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Phillips' long-term future is now secured, but it remains to be seen what the club will do with one of their star men if they don't get over that dotted line next summer.

Marcelo Bielsa's side are currently sitting third in the Championship table, and despite a defeat to table-toppers Swansea City last time out, they have started off the campaign in a strong fashion.

As expected, Phillips has been in great form and he will be hoping his team can put the troubles of last season behind them and potentially join Villa in the Premier League next term. 

Here is a selection of Villa fans reacting to Phillips reported deal: 

 

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