National media link Sheffield United with a £20m move for Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips

Reports in the national media today claim Sheffield United are lining up a £20million move for Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 12:19 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd February 2020, 12:19 pm
National media reports claim Sheffield United are interested in Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips.

The 24-year-old has been linked with a number of other Premier League clubs, including Wolves and Burnley, following some impressive performances in the last couple of seasons.

Accoding to the Daily Star and The Sun Blades boss Chris Wilder is a big admirer of Phillips and would like to bring him to Bramall Lane but he could cost more than £20million.

And with the Whites positioned second in the Championship Philllips could be playing Premier League football with Leeds next season anyway.

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But if they fail to win promotion he is likely to be a top target for several top flight clubs.

The centre midfielder only signed a new five-year contract at Elland Road last September.

He made his Leeds debut in April 2015 after coming through the club’s academy.