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'He's better': Leeds fans react as Fabio Capello lauds Kalvin Phillips

Leeds United fans have been loving it on social media in the last 24 hours after hearing that Fabio Capello had praised Kalvin Phillips.

Phillips has been outstanding for Leeds over the last few seasons and has carried that form into the Euros with England. He’s played every game, and at the moment, is one of the players of the tournament.

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Capello, who was speaking to the Daily Mail, lauded Phillips in his comments about the midfielder. Speaking about both him and Declan Rice, Capello branded the Leeds ace ‘phenomenal’.

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And while the Italian stopped short of saying the ‘Yorkshire Pirlo’ is better than the actual Pirlo, his comments were still high praise for Phillips.

Twitter, then, was full of Leeds fans who were loving what they were reading.

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Leeds fans simply love Kalvin Phillips. The feeling is mutual, too. The midfielder simply loves being at Elland Road, and it’s hard to see him ever really moving on.

The Yorkshire Pirlo thing is all a bit of good fun for most Leeds fans. And you get that impression from some of the responses on Twitter.

Here, then, is a look at what some Leeds fans had to say as Capello praised Kalvin Phillips.

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