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Morning Leeds-in for 13 February: Adam Forshaw out so Kalvin Phillips retains place in team

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Adam Forshaw will miss the match against Swansea City, but since Leeds have Kalvin Phillips, is that really such a big deal?

Kalvin Phillips has been used at central defender almost as much as defensive midfielder this season, and while he’s filled in brilliantly at centre-back, he’s best when he’s deployed as a defensive midfielder. Everything just works so much better with him in that role.

So while missing Forshaw will test the depth of the Leeds midfield, Phillips probably should be starting there anyway.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds U23s lost to Sheffield Wednesday 1-0. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

PSG beat Manchester United 2-0 at Old Trafford. []

Dwight Gayle dove in the penalty box late in the match to get a penalty for West Bromwich Albion that ensured a 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest. []

Bolton Wanderers beat Birmingham City 1-0. [Lion of Vienna Suite]

World Football Links

Tactical review of AC Milan’s dominant 3-0 win over Cagliari. [AC Milan Offside]

Milan midfielder Jose Mauri is reportedly looking at going to Cruz Azul. [AC Milan Offside]

AS Roma beat FC Porto 2-1 behind a brace from Nicolo Zaniolo. [Chiesa di Totti]

It looks like loanees Luis Muriel and Edimilson Fernandes are going to be retained by Fiorentina for next season. [Viola Nation]

Ángel Mena of Club León was named this week’s Liga MX player of the week. [FMF State of Mind]