Kalvin Phillips has insisted that he desires to remain at boyhood membership Leeds United and isn’t involved about transfer speculation linking him with a transfer away.
The 26-year-old has missed a lot of the season by way of damage and Leeds have struggled in his absence, with the membership being pulled again right into a relegation dogfight.
90min reported earlier this week that this unsure standing within the prime flight has seen the Whites shelve contract talks with Phillips and Brazilian teammate Raphinha in the meanwhile, however the England worldwide has insisted he’s comfortable at Elland Street.
“Undoubtedly, I’ve made what I need to do clear,” Phillips stated to BBC Radio Leeds. “I’ve a made my intentions clear that I need to be at Leeds.
“I will deal with that till my contract ends.”
He added: “[Transfer speculation] is at all times been one thing I’ve not fearful about an excessive amount of. It is at all times been one thing I have been assured in sorting every time it wanted sorting.
“There’s at all times going to be noise if you find yourself an England worldwide and enjoying for one of many greatest groups within the nation. I feel till the tip of the season I will be comfortable at Leeds and at all times can be.”
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Phillips is beneath contract for 2 extra years at Leeds however the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Newcastle and Aston Villa are all keen on his providers.
In the meanwhile, Phillips and Leeds’ attentions return to the Premier League with the membership two factors above the relegation zone however having performed a sport greater than 18th-placed Everton.
Leeds journey to Arsenal on Sunday earlier than taking up Chelsea and Brighton at Elland Street, whereas they face a troublesome journey to Brentford on the ultimate day of the season.