Sport 'As we understand it' - Sky Sports drop contradicting Jack Grealish Villa claim live on TV
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Arsenal can sign a new Alexis Sanchez in Aston Villa talisman Jack Grealish this summer.Having already secured the signing of Nuno Tavares, and appearing close to clinching deals for both Ben White and Albert Sambi Lokonga, it appears that the Gunners are keen on another talented star.
Sky Sports reporter Rob Dorsett has addressed the links regarding Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish and a potential move to Manchester City.
The Lowdown: £100m bid
Reports emerged on Friday lunchtime fromthat City have offered Villa £100m for the attacking midfielder.
The reliable journalist stated that City have finally put a huge bid on the table and are hopeful of striking an agreement over the coming days.
However, Dorsett doesn’t believe a formal offer has been made, as of Friday.
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It is still unclear where he will be playing next season with the summer story to continue.The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to the Etihad all summer and it was thought the deal was close. Villa do not want to sell the England international and are demanding a huge fee for his services. At one stage it appeared as though the West Midlanders would not play ball over the local star.
The Latest: Sky Sports claim
was speaking live on TV on Friday, cited by , sharing his in-depth thoughts on Grealish to City.
He said that ‘we’re very aware of Manchester City’s admiration for Grealish’ and ‘it looks like’ Pep Guardiola’s side are making him their number one transfer target this summer.
However, Dorsett then went on to claim that although talks began a few days ago, City ‘are yet to make a formal bid as far as we understand it’.
The Verdict: Next few days key
Although there are contradicting reports going around, it certainly seems as if City are extremely keen on Grealish, so the next few days appear to be crucial.
He’s set to return to Villa training onfollowing his break after the Euros, and you’d expect a move to the Etihad could be discussed between the 25-year-old and Villa chiefs fairly swiftly at Bodymoor Heath.
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The Birmingham Mail's Ashley Preece has dropped an Aston Villa claim on Jack Grealish.Reports in recent days and weeks have suggested that Pep Guardiola’s side are preparing a big-money bid for the Villa captain as they look to lure him away from Villa Park this summer.
Should he wish to leave, Villa may have to reluctantly grant his wish and make sure he is replaced, withbelieving two creative players could be signed to replace Grealish.
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