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Leeds: Fans slam Marcelo Bielsa’s plan to replace Kalvin Phillips vs Millwall

Leeds: Fans slam Marcelo Bielsa’s plan to replace Kalvin Phillips vs Millwall - Leeds United

Leeds United welcome Millwall to Elland Road on Tuesday evening in what has become a must-win match due to recent form, but fans are already fearing the worst after Marcelo Bielsa revealed his plans to replace Kalvin Phillips.

Phillips was sent off late in the defeat to QPR, and the Whites will now have to fire themselves out of their slump without one of their finest players. The 24 year-old has been touted for England this season, such has been the level of his performances, averaging a whopping 2.9 tackles per game in the Championship.

And with Adam Forshaw seemingly injured for eternity and few other options who can fill in at the base of midfield, Bielsa confirmed during his pre-match press conference that he plans to play Ben White in Phillips’ role. White has played there briefly before, but has of course shone in central defence so it will hurt to lose his composure at the back.

The news was reported by Phil Hay on Monday, and fans on Twitter were left dismayed as they responded in droves to lament the decision from the gaffer…

Leeds fans, how confident are you against Millwall after the latest team news? Join the discussion in the comments below…


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