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Leeds defensive midfielder Kalvin Phillips has been the subject of much praise from the media in recent weeks, after he produced another excellent display in the Whites’ 1-0 win against Everton last time.
The 25-year-old academy graduate has established himself as an England international since promoting Leeds to the top flight over the summer and so it is not surprising that he is attracting interest from teams like Liverpool and Spurs in recent times.
Fortunately for Marcelo Bielsa’s team, should ‘Yorkshire Pirlo’ choose to leave the club in the near future, the club may already have a direct replacement lined up in youth talent Nohan Kenneh.
Can Kenneh be better than Phillips?
Despite being only 17 years old, he has been a regular on the Leeds Under 23 squad this season having achieved three appearances in all competitions.
It has also been He suggested He has recently been training with the Bielsa first team, so he is clearly known to the Argentine coach, and perhaps it won’t be long until we see the youngster make his first appearance with the Elland Road team.
If he can make an impact close to the impact Phillips has had since his progression to Leeds first team, he will surely prove to be a very popular player.
So it looks like Kenneh has the ideal role model at Phillips, and will surely hope to emulate the 25-year-old’s career progression for years to come, with both Leeds United and England, where he currently plays for U ‘. 17 level.
Considering that PSG has been linked With the youngster of late, one imagines that the club would need to quickly promote him to the first team, otherwise he might have his head turned.
With Leeds having been drawn distance against League Two rivals at Crawley Town in the FA Cup third round, perhaps Bielsa could give Kenneh a chance to start there in January.
And in other news, the Elland Road favorite who is “something special” is surely running out of time during his Leeds career …