Birmingham City midfielder George Hall has refused to be drawn into discussing transfer speculation amid ongoing links with Leeds United.

He told Birmingham Live that he was currently just happy to be playing regularly in the Championship.

Hall has been linked with a move to the Whites for almost two years now with Leeds having placed a key emphasis on youth recruitment since promotion in 2020.

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However, despite the ongoing speculation, the 18-year-old has remained in the West Midlands and established himself as a regular first team player under John Eustace.

Hall ‘not focusing’ on Leeds United transfer talk

Hall became a consistent figure in Birmingham’s midfield during the latter stages of the season and started five matches in a row up until picking up an injury in defeat at Sunderland in April – a game in which he scored in – that ultimately ended his season.

His 30 Championship appearances across the whole campaign saw him scoop Blues’ young player of the year at their awards night.

After picking up the trophy, Hall spoke of his happiness at being able to play regularly and took a relaxed view when quizzed on any potential summer transfer.

He said: “I’m not really focusing on that. Whatever happens, happens. I am happy at Blues and that is where my focus is.

“It’s a massive achievement and the support from the fans has been great throughout the whole season. The way they have supported the young ones has been great.

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“It’s kind of crazy that I’m playing – even last season with the first team. It’s all happened so quick. I’m just grateful to be in this position.”

Leeds now have an abundance of young talent coming through their ranks in the centre of midfield and so it remains to be seen whether they reignite their interest.

The Whites have spent big money on acquiring both Lewis Bate and Darko Gyabi from Chelsea and Manchester City respectively in recent years, while 17-year-old Archie Gray is someone the club are extremely excited about.

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