Aston Villa are anticipated to just accept Manchester Metropolis’s gorgeous £100million bid for Jack Grealish, in accordance with studies.
And the England star’s transfer has been backed on talkSPORT, with the station instructed he’ll ‘nonetheless be an Aston Villa legend’ if he leaves to hitch the Premier League champions.
Grealish may very well be set to hitch Man Metropolis this summer time
talkSPORT understands Metropolis tabled an official £100m supply to signal Grealish on Friday, following weeks of hypothesis over the playmaker’s future.
It’s a deal that, if accepted, would smash the British switch document, which remains to be held by the £89m Manchester United spent to re-sign Paul Pogba again in 2016.
In keeping with a report from Sky Sports activities, Villa are but to formally reply to Metropolis’s bid for Grealish.
Nevertheless, it’s claimed the Midlands membership at the moment are keen to let their captain and star man go away, and the choice over his future is now the gamers’ to make.
Grealish has been broadly tipped to make the following step of his profession after rising as one of many Premier League’s most gifted attacking gamers, in addition to his spectacular performances on the prime degree for England at Euro 2020.
Grealish was a bit-part participant for England on the Euros however shone each time he entered the pitch
However the boyhood Villan has made clear his love for his hometown membership, and it’s claimed he may nonetheless determine to signal a brand new long-term contract at Villa Park.
Grealish solely signed a five-year deal final September, however it’s broadly claimed Villa have supplied him a brand new and improved deal to make him one of many English prime flight’s best-paid gamers to safe his future.
Regardless of the consequence, his legendary standing at Villa is already secured, in accordance with Jamie O’Hara.
The previous Tottenham midfielder, who stated he – like Grealish – was honoured to play for the membership he supported as a boy, however stated the prospect to win titles with Metropolis is simply too good to show down.
“I performed for Tottenham, my boyhood membership, and it was a dream to play for them,” O’Hara stated on Drivetime.
Grealish has spoken of his love for boyhood membership Aston Villa this summer time
“However for Jack Grealish, he’s been at Aston Villa for a protracted time period now, he’s performed nice issues, he’s already a legend.
“If he leaves tomorrow and goes to Man Metropolis, he’s nonetheless going to be an Aston Villa legend.
“He has to go to Man Metropolis as a result of he’ll assure himself trophies. He’ll win the Premier League, he’ll win the FA Cup, the League Cup and he’ll in all probability win the Champions League as effectively.
“It’s solely a matter of time earlier than Man Metropolis do ultimately get it over the road, and I believe should you’re signing gamers like Jack Grealish and so they’re speaking about Harry Kane, too, they’ll win a Champions League.
Each Kane and Jack Grealish have been linked with strikes to Man Metropolis this summer time
“Jack just isn’t going to try this at Aston Villa. As a lot as Aston Villa are going out and signing gamers and are getting in the precise path, and they’re an enormous soccer membership, they’re nonetheless ten years behind the place Man Metropolis are proper now.
“In ten years’ time, Jack Grealish in all probability gained’t be a footballer anymore, he’ll be on the finish of his profession, so he must go to a membership now, like Man Metropolis, who’re going to supply him an enormous contract and can assure him success and trophies.
“So, when he does retire he appears to be like again, he can say: ‘I performed on the prime degree and gained every little thing’.”
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