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Leeds midfielder Phillips excited to face Real Madrid star Kroos

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips cannot wait to test himself against the likes of Toni Kroos.

Phillips is set to start for England as they take on rivals Germany at Euro 2020 on Tuesday.

Phillips knows he will have to perform at his best, with the German midfield including the likes of Kroos, Ilkay Gundogan and Leon Goretzka.

"I've seen videos. He's been at a top level for so many years. It's going to be difficult," Phillips said.

"[But] the game won't just revolve around Kroos. He is a major factor in how the team plays but it is more about England and how we play.

"I'm concentrating on defending against the whole team and neutralising as many people as possible."

"It's just another game for me," he added.

"Regardless of whether we did well or we didn't in the past doesn't matter.

"It's about Tuesday."


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