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Leeds put contract talks with Roofe and Phillips on hold

Leeds put contract talks with Roofe and Phillips on hold

Leeds United will be desperate to make the most of their promising position in the Championship by securing promotion to the Premier League under Marcelo Bielsa. 

The Whites have the chance to create a bit of breathing space if they manage to ensure consistency for the foreseeable future, with a number of teams dropping points behind them.

But, it appears as if the club are facing difficulties in securing a huge double player agreement, as according to Football Insider, Leeds United have put contract talks with Kalvin Phillips and Kemar Roofe on hold.

Interestingly, Leeds United have put all contract talks with Kalvin Phillips and Kemar Roofe on hold.

Indeed, the Yorkshire club opened talks with Phillips and Roofe at the start of the season, but have yet to tie down the pair to new long-term deals, which has raised fears that they could quit the club.

It’s thought that Leeds have informed the players’ representatives that contract talks have now been put on the backburner for the foreseeable future, with no date given for when talks may resume.

THE VERDICT:

Indeed, it appears as if the club are struggling to secure what would be a huge double player agreement at this moment in time, with Roofe and Phillips possibly looking for exits with January on the horizon.

Kemar Roofe and Kalvin Phillips are two of the club’s most influential players, so it comes as some surprise that the club have put contract talks on hold.

Leeds need to sort out the futures of the pair immediately, as a they run the risk of losing them.

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