Aston Villa have link with an interest in Leeds United midfielder Calvin Phillips.
The 26-year-old England defensive midfielder is contract until mid 2024. And is currently in rehabilitation for a hamstring injury. That made him stay since the beginning of December 2021. And Leeds have in a dire situation with a full. Relegation zone in the last 10 games of the Premier League. Remaining league And of course. If they were to be relegate. The removal of many players would happen immediately.
While Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa had some interesting additions in January. With Filipe Coutinho and Luca Digne, they missed out on a defensive midfielder. Joining the likes of Rodrigo Bentankur. Who opted for a move to Spurs, and Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma. Keep their targets in the next transfer market. The focus was on midfield and Phillips was their choice. And it’s not the first time they’ve been intereste in this midfielder. With the “singer” in the era of Dean Smith. The previous manager had intereste in him as well.
Gerrard is aiming for Aston Villa to finish the season in single-digit rankings. And that will be the first time they have done so since 2011. They are currently ninth in the league while Leeds United are 16th. Just two points more than the relegation zone. Gerrard told UFABET