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​Bamford tips Leeds teammate Phillips for prominent England role

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford believes that midfielder Kalvin Phillips can add a new dimension to the England squad.

Phillips is part of the Three Lions 26-man roster as they prepare for Euro 2020, which starts in less than two weeks.

The 25-year-old enjoyed an outstanding debut campaign in the Premier League with newly promoted Leeds this season.

"Every time he goes out there, he gives 100 per cent," Bamford told Sky Sports News.

"I've seen the way that he's grown as a player and he's turned into one of the best holding midfielders in the Premier League.

"Jordan Henderson and Declan Rice are top players, which shows the strength, but I think that Kalvin can definitely offer something special to that England squad.

"Nothing really fazes him to be honest. He's a really laid-back kind of lad, in terms of not letting the pressure get too much for him. But when it's game time, you're not taking him out the zone."


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