Stuart Dallas has advice for Leeds United teammate Alfie McCalmont

Stuart Dallas and George Saville joke with one another during a Northern Ireland international football squad open training session at Windsor Park on September 4, 2019 in Belfast,...

Stuart Dallas speaks highly of his Leeds United teammate Kalvin Phillips.

Leeds United's Stuart Dallas during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Swansea City at Elland Road on August 31, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas has suggested to The Yorkshire Evening Post that Alfie McCalmont can learn from his teammate Kalvin Phillips.

Phillips is one of the best central midfielders in the Championship and has taken his game to another level under head coach Marcelo Bielsa.

The 23-year-old is one of the first names on the Leeds teamsheet, and his teammate Dallas believes that McCalmont can learn from the youngster.


The 19-year-old plays in the same position as Phillips and is a teammate of Dallas for the Northern Ireland national football team.

Dallas told The Yorkshire Evening Post regarding Phillips: “He’s a local lad, he knows what it means to play for Leeds. He’s come on such a long way in the past couple of years.

“Alfie for one, playing in that position, can learn loads off Kalvin, seeing the way his career has just shot up in the last couple of years.”

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,...

One for the future

Phillips is not leaving Leeds anytime soon, having only just signed a new contract with the Championship club.

McCalmont will have to be patient in terms of getting regular playing time in the first team, and, as Dallas suggests, the 19-year-old should try to learn from Phillips.

The 19-year-old should also make the most of the chances he will get for the Leeds first team in the coming weeks and months.

Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Leeds United at Bet365 Stadium on August 24, 2019 in Stoke on Trent, England.

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