Kevin Phillips believes that is the “pure” subsequent step for the Leeds-linked Rangers title winner to move to the Premier League.
Rangers are contemporary from breaking Celtic’s nine-year stranglehold on the Scottish Premier League.
Steven Gerrard’s side marched to the summit of Scottish football, however with that comes the growing consideration of these south of the border.
One player specifically who has usually been linked with a move to the English sides is Ryan Kent.
The former Liverpool winger has taken his recreation to the subsequent level under Steven Gerrard. Every goal has 11 goals and 13 assists to go together with a number of spectacular exhibitions in Europe.
Leeds as soon as had a robust reference to the 24-year-old player. Club boss Victor Orta even detailed their unsuccessful makes an attempt to sign him last summer season in October.
Nevertheless, with ‘Leeds’ returning to the top flight in unconditional success and Rangers’ predominant goal being achieved, Philips believes the time is correct for Yorkshire outfit to re-tender their interest.
Talking completely to Football Insider, Phillips said: “I believe there can be a number of teams sniffing round a number of Rangers players.
“It is solely pure. What number of occasions have we seen it over the years? If you happen to go up there and do well then your subsequent move to the Premier League.
“Ryan Kent, Leeds has clearly been linked to him and moved to him earlier than. He is a Scottish champion now so why would not Leeds have a look at him once more?
“He’s definitely a player that many Premier League teams will have a look at. The big job for Stevie G is to persuade him to stay and go once more. ”
It’s comprehensible that keepers can be reluctant to promote, however the wealth of a bid within the Premier League could also be tough to disregard. As well as, Leeds might soon face a problem concerning depth on the wings.
The future of Leeds trio is unknown
Present membership stars Raphinha, Jack Harrison and Helder Costa presently occupy the membership’s depth chart as a winger. Junior Ian Poveda offers additional depth, however has not often been referred to as upon to look this season.
The trio above all face an unsure future, probably growing the necessity for a summer season splash.
Raphinha, 24, has been a revelation, however his spectacular journeys have attracted large interest from Liverpool, Man Utd and Bayern Munich.
Harrison has tailored to life within the top flight well, however stays on loan from Man City.
A latest report detailed the amount the membership can be in search of when it lastly seeks funding this summer season. Whether or not Leeds is ready to pay, nonetheless, is one other matter.
In the meantime, Costa could possibly be pressed with Bielsa, apparently ‘disappointed’ along with his shows.
One hurdle emerges as Leeds take into account signing Juventus, a free agent, this summer season