Wolverhampton Wanderers are exploring the possibility of making a bid for Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips in January according to The Sun.

There was a huge amount of speculation regarding Phillips in the summer transfer window most notably with interest from Aston Villa, Burnley and Wolves.

However, clubs were seemingly put off by Leeds’ demands for the player who they are keen to keep but value him at around £30million.

The 23-year-old has just a year left on his current contract, and despite Leeds’ best efforts to get him to renew a deal, he is yet to put pen to paper.

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Nuno Espirito Santo understands that he requires further depth and quality in his midfield as they have entered European competition and with the added demands of the Europa League he is looking to add reinforcements should they progress through to the competition.

The Leeds United star wants to play Premier League football, but it remains to be seen if manager Marcelo Bielsa will be ready to let him go midway through the season especially with the Whites looking to contend for the automatic promotion places this campaign.

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However with value decreasing the closer the end of his contract comes, should he not sign a new deal soon they may be forced to cash in on one of their best players.

Phillips is believed to be eyeing up an England call in the future and knows that if he is to realise the dream of playing for his country he most likely needs to be playing in the top flight of English football.

He is clearly an asset to the Leeds team and they will be looking to keep him for this season but to lose a player of such quality on a free next summer will be catastrophic for the club should they fail to win promotion again.

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