Manchester City News: City’s summer signing Jack Grealish recently had an interview with the Daily Telegraph. In the interview, Grealish explained that he almost signed with Manchester United a year ago.
The reigning champions have started their Premier League campaign well. Manchester City are currently second in the table, one point behind Chelsea. These results were possible thanks to the depth of their midfield.
Even though their driving midfielder Kevin De Bruyne had some fitness issues. The rest of the Manchester city The team has strengthened to fill the boots of the Belgian.
Even in the Champions League, Manchester City advance to the round of 16 as a group winner. Paris Saint Germain’s victory cemented their place in the round of 16. One of Manchester City’s brightest lights this season has been Jack Grealish.
Manchester City News: Jack Grealish almost signed for Manchester United
The Cityzens signed Jack Grealish from Aston Villa earlier this season. They have reportedly paid £ 100million to get his signature this summer. But according to his last interview, Grealish almost signed for Manchester United in 2020.
Jack Grealish gave an interview to The daily telegraph recently. In this interview, the former Villa man explained that he almost signed for Manchester United. He said the transfer almost took place after a friendly with United in 2020.
The City midfielder said: “I was about to go, but nothing happened in the end. “Jack Grealish then added”We faced United in a preseason game on Saturday. And I wasn’t supposed to play a cup game at Burton.“
But Grealish reportedly wanted to stay at Aston Villa and communicated this to club officials and his agent. The midfielder then added that 3 days after the game he signed a new contract with Aston Villa.
With the new £ 100million release clause Manchester United moved back. For this reason, Manchester City signed the midfielder a year later.
Jack Grealish has had a wonderful start to life at Manchester City. He has scored 2 goals and provided 3 assists for Manchester City in all competitions this season. He has been injured since November but could play against Aston Villa on Wednesday
Grealish’s legacy at Aston Villa
The former Aston Villa captain left an eternal legacy at the club. He made his debut for the Villains in 2014. Jack Grealish has made 212 appearances for the club, scoring 32 goals in all competitions. He also led Aston Villa to the Premier League after being promoted in 2019.
Aston Villa have appointed Steven Gerrard as the club’s new manager after a disastrous start. Under Gerrard, the Villains have won back-to-back games. They would be hoping for the same when they face Manchester City next time around.