By Pranav Shahaney

2nd Jul, 2021 | 11:10am

David Norris: Kalvin Phillips can be a Leeds United legend

Kalvin Phillips has been tipped for legendary status at Leeds United by former Whites midfielder David Norris.

The England international has enjoyed a phenomenal three years under Marcelo Bielsa who has revolutionised his game and made him England’s first-choice option at an international tournament.

He’s been one of our most consistent players in the first season back up and Norris believes that he can go down as a club icon if he continues doing the things he has for the Whites.

He told Football FanCast, “We’ve seen it with Kane, he’s stayed with Spurs, it’s his club and he’s a legend with the fans. But his is coming to the end now, if he wants to win something he must move on.

“With Kalvin, it’s still early days, Leeds are progressing, he’s still progressing, so it doesn’t feel like anything needs to be done drastically soon.

Legendary Yorkshire Pirlo

Phillips has already formed a cult hero-esque moniker at Elland Road and is absolutely adored by the fans.

He puts in tireless performances week in and week out and he’s been doing this even before Bielsa took over the reins at Elland Road.

The fact that Gareth Southgate picked him in his England team before he even made his Premier League bow shows you just how impressive he’s been over the years.

There have been links to Juventus, but we’re not worried by them as Phillips looks likely to stay at the club for at least a few years.

He’s got everything going for him, loves Yorkshire, has family his family there, and is also a fan favourite at his boyhood club – it can’t get better than that.

Recently, Sky Sports’ David Prutton referred to him as ‘exemplary’. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

For now, we’re hoping that he continues his good run at the EUROs and then goes away for a nice long vacation before he’s back to Murderball for next season.

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