Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to reveal one thing they’d change about Kalvin Phillips, after watching him appear for the Under-23 side yesterday.
In the Under-23 side’s 1-0 win over Stoke, Phillips and Diego Llorente featured, with the latter scoring the game’s only goal after being assisted by the former.
However, supporters noticed one thing – the England international was wearing the No.4 shirt, instead of his first-team number, 23.
🔥 Diego Llorente returns! pic.twitter.com/iq3cHBUFob— Leeds United (@LUFC) January 18, 2021
While this is only a minor detail, supporters were quick to start chatting about it on Twitter.
A handful of Leeds fans revealed they’d like Phillips to take the No.4 shirt on a regular basis, binning his No.23 shirt in the process.
Currently, the injured Adam Forshaw owns the No.4 shirt at Elland Road.
If Phillips did want possession of the 29-year-old’s number, he’d either have to request it, or wait until the Englishman leaves Leeds.
Forshaw’s contract expires in June 2022 – according to Transfermarkt – so the Leeds academy graduate won’t have to wait too long if he does want the No.4 shirt.
Regardless of whether he wants it or not, the Leeds fans on Twitter certainly want to see him adopt the number.
Purely just for aesthetics by the sounds of it!
Let’s see what they’ve been saying about the situation…
Kalvin wearing number 4 for the U23s is the first stage of healing the world of all its ills #lufc— Jon Howe (@jonhowe1971) January 18, 2021
He should’ve had it for the last 3 years now. Don’t know what his affiliation with no.23 is but 4 just looks right, doesn’t it?— MOTweets 🏆 (@MOTweets1919) January 18, 2021
When I make a Leeds FIFA career he’s the first shirt number I change. Then I give Klich No.8— Dylan Whitbread®️(C) (@dylanwhxtbreadx) January 18, 2021
He needs to take that number next season— Nigel Horton 🏆⚽🇦🇷🏴🏍️💙 (@NigelHorton5) January 18, 2021
First thing I do on every Football Manager save is make him number 4. It’s just the right thing to do— James Gibson 💙💛 (@JamesGibbo11) January 18, 2021
I so want him to be our number 4— Bite (@biteyerlegs70) January 18, 2021
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