Milner sidesteps Leeds query however praises ‘unbelievable’ followers



James Milner has admitted “it is going to be bizarre” to face Leeds subsequent season after sidestepping a query over his long-term Liverpool future.

Milner signed a contract extension at Anfield in December, tying him to the Premier League champions till summer time 2022.

However hypothesis over a transfer to boyhood membership Leeds persists because the Championship leaders close to promotion to the highest flight.

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Marcelo Bielsa has guided his facet a degree above West Brom and 6 away from Brentford with as many video games remaining within the second tier.

Milner believes the highest flight “shall be a greater place for Leeds in it” for the primary time since 2004, however gave a diplomatic reply as as to if he may see himself enjoying for them once more at any level.

“You by no means know in soccer, what’s across the nook, however I simply need to contribute and win as many trophies as I can for Liverpool and add to the good historical past right here,” Milner informed Sky Sports activities.

“I’m biased, however I believe the Premier League shall be a greater place for Leeds in it, and it is going to be bizarre to play in opposition to them subsequent season.

“It appears a very long time in the past since I pulled on that shirt, you look again at photographs and see how large the shirts have been again then. Loads has modified since then, sadly I used to be a part of the staff that received relegated they usually haven’t come again and recovered simply but.

“It might be nice to see them again subsequent season and their followers are unbelievable as effectively.”

Milner made 54 appearances for Leeds and have become the youngest participant to attain within the Premier League, with monetary difficulties and relegation resulting in his departure for Newcastle.

The 34-year-old has since featured for Aston Villa, Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool, profitable three Premier League titles, a Champions League and quite a few different trophies.




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