Tyler Adams one of the best players at World Cup as Leeds United transfer fears emerge - Sky Sports pundit
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Leeds United midfielder Tyler Adams has been one of the best players at the World Cup, according to Paul Robinson.
The USA captain, 23, produced a man-of-the-match-worthy display last week as the States drew 0-0 with England in their second group-stage game in Qatar.
Adams joined Leeds from RB Leipzig in the summer, costing the Yorkshire club £20million.
He’s enjoyed a stellar start to life in Yorkshire and with him continuing him form on a world stage, Robinson is concerned that other clubs will start to become aware of the Leeds midfielder.
“He’s been one of the best players for me,” Robinson told MOT Leeds News.
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“If you look at what he’s driven his team onto, a decent draw against Wales and a very, very good draw against England, it’s given his team the opportunity to qualify for the last 16.
“If you look at their last game, if they beat Iran, they’ll qualify regardless of what Wales do against England.
“A lot of that is down to Adams.
“You can see his tenacity. He’s not fazed by who he plays against, he doesn’t care for the reputations of players and teams he’s up against. He’s got his way of doing it and this has given him a stage to show the world what he can do.
“The only worry for me is that everyone is watching him. From a Leeds point of view, they’ve got a fantastic player but they need to keep hold of him.”
Adams had big shoes to fill when he joined Leeds, who’d landed the American as a replacement for Kalvin Phillips after he left Elland Road to join Manchester City.
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