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Loads of Man Utd fans impressed with Leeds midfielder starring against Arsenal

Manchester United fans have been impressed with Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips in the FA Cup tie against Arsenal at the Emirates.

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds side were by far the superior team in the first-half, often looking like the Premier League side themselves against a sluggish Arsenal.

But Reiss Nelson’s goal in the second-half now means Arsenal are on course for a fourth round tie away to Bournemouth.

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Phillips has looked like a player of real quality this evening; dictating play well in the first-half in central midfield.

The 24-year-old looks really comfortable on the ball in possession and not fazed by facing top opposition. He has also broken up play well to begin Leeds counter-attacks.

A report from the Daily Star has claimed United are interested in signing Phillips, who has been one of the standout stars in the Championship this season.

It is claimed his price could rise as high as £40m, with Arsenal and Aston Villa also eyeing the midfielder.

There is no secret that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to boost his midfield options this month and Phillips could be a potential left-field option for the Reds.

Some United fans on social media have reacted to Phillips’ performance:

 

 

 

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