‘The large boys didn’t need him’ – BBC pundit reacts to Grealish’s new Villa deal
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish put pen to paper on a brand new five-year deal yesterday, placing an finish to rumours linking him with a summer time exit.
🟣 🟣@JackGrealish has signed a brand new five-year contract with Aston Villa! 🤩#Grealish2025
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) September 15, 2020
The likes of Manchester United and Arsenal had been mentioned to be eager on the 25-year-old after he impressed in the course of the 2019-20 marketing campaign, however the membership have rapidly moved to tie him right down to a brand new deal regardless of slapping an £80 million asking worth on his head.
Grealish scored eight targets and assisted six others in 36 Premier League video games final time period, enjoying a major function to assist Villa maintain on to their top-flight standing.
He was nominated for the EPL Younger Participant of the Season award in consequence and has lastly earned a Three Lions call-up and represented the nation after a number of snubs.
BBC pundit Chris Sutton reckons Grealish solely signed a brand new deal as a result of the bigwigs didn’t trouble to pursue his companies, reacting thus on Twitter to the announcement:
Wonderful participant however he solely signed a brand new deal as a result of the large boys didn’t need him… https://t.co/oGKWY9kSpW
— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) September 15, 2020
The Villa academy graduate has confirmed that he has what it takes to play within the Premier League, and he can be eager to additional impress this season.
Getting relegated would have seen the Midlands outfit lose Grealish, they usually have made high quality additions to the squad thus far this summer time as they appear to impress in 2020-21 and going ahead.