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Phillips and Ayling react to Cooper and Dallas signing Leeds United contracts

General view inside the stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds,...

Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas have signed new contracts with Leeds United.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United arrives prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United duo Kalvin Phillips and Luke Ayling have responded positively on Instagram to the club’s decision to hand Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas new contracts.

The Championship club have handed central defender Cooper a five-year contract, while Dallas - who can also operate as a winger or as a full-back - has signed a four-year deal.

 

Leeds central midfielder Phillips and Ayling - who can operate as a right-back or as a central defender - are pleased to see their two teammates commit their long-term future to the West Yorkshire outfit.

 
 
 
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Phillips replied: “Go on the boys!!!”

Ayling replied: “Go on the boy.”

Promotion challenge

Leeds are aiming to finish in the top two of the Championship table this season and clinch automatic promotion to the Premier League.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are third in the league table at the moment with 13 points from six matches.

Leeds will return to action on Sunday afternoon when they take on Barnsley away from home in the Championship.

The Whites should comfortably win the match this weekend and pick up all three points from the encounter.

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.

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