Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has signed a new five-year contract at Elland Road.
Aston Villa were connected with Phillips although the 23-year-old has committed his potential with a bargain that ties him for his boyhood club to Leeds.
«Within the duration of the summer transfer windowPhillips has been subject to high profile interest from a number of Premier League sides, together with the club rebuffing several offers in excess of 20m,» the club said in a statement.
«The club claimed during that Phillips would not be marketed, together with the midfielder being essential to plans for the near future, with the immediate objective of securing top flight soccer.
«As a club, we are thrilled that Kalvin shares the exact identical vision and potential for Leeds United, which has been attested by committing his long term future to the Whites.»
Phillips has produced 148 appearances for United since breaking into the first team.
After producing 46 appearances in all competitions the defensive midfielder was appointed in the Sky Bet Championship team of the season for its 2018-19 effort.
Phillips has featured in every game up to now this season Leeds, helping the side of Marcelo Bielsa to third in the Championship table supporting Swansea City and Charlton.
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