Leeds United transfer news and headlines - recap: New name linked to fill left-back void, Kalvin Phillips earns huge praise after England showing

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Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 8:27 am
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips in training with England. Pic: Getty
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips in training with England. Pic: Getty

Leeds United's very own Kalvin Phillips hit the headlines on Sunday with a stunning showing against Croatia for England.

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The Yorkshire Pirlo set up Raheem Sterling's winner, which secured a 1-0 victory for Gareth Southgate's men in the opening game of their Euro 2020 quest.

Keep up to date with all the latest ongoing from LS11 below throughout the day:

Leeds United news and key headlines - LIVE (June 14)

Last updated: Tuesday, 15 June, 2021, 16:20

  • All the latest Leeds United news in once place as it happens

Welcome to today’s live blog - we’re here to bring you all the latest Elland Road news, rumours and much more right here throughout Monday as they happen.

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Let’s start with today’s rumours

David Prutton column - the secret is out

A message to Kalvin from Ian Wright

Kalvin’s post-match reaction

Latest Premier League transfer chatter this morning

Leeds United are interested in signing Lyon left-back Maxwel Cornet, but have baulked at the £20m asking price for the 24-year-old Ivory Coast international. (Sun)

Tottenham are set to appoint former Roma boss Paulo Fonseca as their new manager on a three-year deal. (Guardian)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is open to selling 29-year-old German goalkeeper Bernd Leno this summer if a first-choice replacement can be found. (Mirror)

Arsenal are keen to sign French midfielder Nabil Fekir from Real Betis, but offers from the Gunners are well short of what the La Liga club want for the 27-year-old. (AS)

Tottenham’s 31-year-old French midfielder Moussa Sissoko is on the radar of Serie A side Napoli. (Sky Italia)

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke wants to sign Bournemouth midfielder Philip Billing, with the 25-year-old Dane expected to leave the Cherries after their failure to clinch Premier League promotion. (Mirror)

Liam Cooper looks ahead to Scotland Euros bow

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper has enjoyed a memorable 12 months, winning promotion to the Premier League with his boyhood club last summer before heading to the Euros with Scotland.

“It’s lovely to be here,” said the Whites captain ahead of this afternoon’s game against the Czech Republic.

“We’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time. Not so much nerves, but I’m sure they will come when we realise what we’re about to go and do.

“We can go make history – we look forward to that and the fact we can go and make a nation proud.

“I have to pinch myself at times. What a group of lads we’ve got, living all these moments together. We’ve got plenty more to come. We’re looking forward to getting going.”

Gareth Southgate hails Kalvin Phillips

England boss Gareth Southgate served up enormous praise for Leeds United’s Kalvin Phillips after the Whites midfielder excelled on his major international tournament debut.

“I think Kalvin is a player who is so understated and has had a fantastic start to his international career,” said Southgate, speaking to BBC Sport.

“I thought he was immense throughout the game, as they all were and I am so pleased for Raheem.

“He has had this hex if you like in tournaments, not being able to get the goal but I thought he was dangerous all day, right form the start.

“I am really pleased for all of them.”

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