Earlier this summer it was reported that Aston Villa had submitted an offer of £11 million for Kalvin Phillips and are now said to be ready to negotiate with Leeds to acquire his services.
The Yorkshire club reportedly values the Englishman at £30million meaning Villa’s previous bid is some way off the Leeds hierarchy’s valuation.
However, Dean Smith is keen on securing the 23-year-old who has made 128 appearances for Leeds in order to bolster his midfield options for their upcoming premier league campaign.
Leeds are understood to be reluctant to sell the midfielder and lose another key player after losing Pontus Jansson earlier this week who have both been instrumental in the clubs recent playoffs campaign.
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